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Journalist, Military Health System exp.

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The person MUST have clearance and a CAC card since they will be working at Defense Health Headquarters.

Seeking an experienced writer who can work within the Military Health System (MHS) to generate original articles and blogs to tell the military health story to internal and external audiences.

This position provides support to a large team of communicators supporting the MHS. Need strong writing skills, knowledge of the Associated Press (AP) writing style and familiarity with government and military acronyms.

Writer will work with Editor and team leadership to create engaging, lively, accurate and timely articles and blogs covering all aspects of the MHS and veteran and service member-related health topics.

Skills and Experience:
- Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills, both in journalism and strategic communications;

- Experience working with government public affairs officers;

- Should write thought-provoking articles that fit into strategic communications plans;

- Should be assertive in acquiring information, while also respecting chain of command;

- Should have excellent interviewing skills; and

- Should be able to cover news such as speeches and Capitol Hill testimony as well as feature articles and public affairs events.

- Bachelor’s degree and minimum five years of experience.

Skills Requested:
- Familiarity with Defense Department bureaucracy, terms and acronyms;

- Knowledge of the military health care system and medical science; and

- Skills in photography, social media and content management.

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