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American Heart Association Health Reporter in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Health Reporter located in Dallas, TX .

This is a contract position with an end term date of 12/2021, that is eligible for benefits.

In this role, you will be responsible for producing science-based consumer news stories about brain health, exploring topics such as how it relates to heart health, mental well-being and other aspects. Collaborates with the AHA News team and experts in brain health and wellness to produce content that is displayed on AHA properties and shared widely with other news outlets through syndication.

Essential Job Duties

  • Identifies, plans, creates story and theme, and writes original, engaging content to inform, educate and entertain various audiences.

  • Translates science for consumers and ensures accuracy by working with science and medicine experts.

  • Collaborates with designers, videographers and graphic artists for visuals that accompany stories.

  • May assist the team otherwise as directed.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related area.

  • Five (5) years of experience reporting and writing engaging content across various channels and mediums (news websites, magazines, newspapers.

  • Five (5) years of experience translating complex ideas into simple and understandable content for consumers.

  • Ability to interpret audience needs and media required to engage.

  • Proven editorial skills and a passion for grammar.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (10/15/2020 10:45 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-6268

Job Family Group Marketing & Communications

Job Category Marketing, Communications & Public Relations

Location: Dallas, TX