Freelance Junior Healthcare Reporter

The Health Insider ( is Canada’s fastest growing healthcare information network. With thousands of subscribers, we are developing digital content and resources to help Canadians navigate their healthcare and explore the myriad of insured and uninsured options available to help them on their healthcare journey.

We are seeking junior freelance writers for our digital publication. As a growing, independent media company, we are looking for writers with top-notch writing skills and with a passion for researching and writing about healthcare to join our team.

This is a great opportunity for a recent journalism school grad as there is significant growth opportunity with the company to shape a fresh, new editorial voice on the Canadian healthcare media scene. Apply your degree, your passion for writing and learn more about healthcare reporting with Canada’s fastest growing healthcare information network. 

We’re looking for journalists with a deep passion for consumer healthcare to contribute to our digital publication and social media channels, reporting on a wide range of topics that pertain to the Canadian healthcare consumer.

The ideal candidate(s) will have a strong research background, experience in data journalism and storytelling using digital interactive tools including the written word, video, audio and any other that might apply.

Job description:

  • Led by THI team editorial team, research, develop and produce stories, news, resources and other content development as assigned.
  • Write copy in accordance with prescribed editorial and formatting guidelines.
  • Develop sources for interviews.
  • Use best SEO practices to ensure content is optimized for search.
  • Create infographics or charts for publication, where relevant.
  • Proofread and fact check your assignments to detect and correct errors and ensure all data is properly sourced.


  • Minimum a BA in journalism; healthcare journalism would be an asset.
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years experience professional writing
  • Excellent writer with experience writing editorial directed at consumers.
  • Experience using tools such as Canva, Soundcloud, other media and social media platforms is an asset.
  • Capacity to work with minimal supervision.
  • Self-motivated, disciplined.
  • Creative.
  • Strong interviewing skills.
  • Understanding of the nuances behind healthcare reporting.
  • Knowledge of CP style
  • Interest in and ability to interview and report on camera would be an asset.

This is a remote, freelance contract.

If you are a qualified candidate, please attach portfolio and resume and send to