Job opportunity: Lead Global Health Reporter at TBIJ

The Bureau for Investigative Journalism is looking for someone to become their lead global health reporter, based in London. 


Application deadline: 5 October 2021

Contract: Full-time (initial 12 months, with potential for extension)

Location: London based, with a mixture of office and home working

Salary: circa £44,000–48,000, dependent on experience


About this role:

This is a rare opportunity to join our award-winning global health team in a senior reporting role – and a chance to produce the deeply reported stories you have always wanted to write.

You will be a key component of the team’s ongoing work delivering original, hard-hitting, cross-border investigations that change the world for the better, and will also help to shape and develop the work of colleagues.

You will have extensive experience of either investigative journalism, health/science reporting or both. You must be able to demonstrate experience of off-diary journalism. You will care about improving the quality of investigative journalism across the world and be passionate about collaboration.


You will be a good fit, if you have:

  • A track-record of finding leads, strong reporting and delivering original, compelling stories, preferably in global health
  • At least five years of journalism experience, preferably in investigative or long-form journalism
  • Knowledge of global health issues and extensive contacts in the field
  • Understanding of media law and journalistic ethics
  • Strong attention to detail and diligence
  • Experience working collaboratively and in a team
  • A passion for accountability journalism


Additional desirable experience and skills for this role might include:

  • Broadcast and/or public speaking experience
  • Data journalism skills
  • Creativity and originality in storytelling


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