General Information

Location: Falls Church, VA

Organization: FDANews

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements


SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Drug Industry Daily reporter is responsible for developing and writing daily articles on the pharmaceutical and clinical industry. Most of the reporter’s time is spent gathering news and expert viewpoints on relevant topics, by phone and in person, and writing stories in accordance with established FDAnews style and standards. This position also must stay on top of key industry trends and events, new developments and key issues in U. S. and European pharmaceutical and clinical business topics, regulations, guidances, and legislation. The beat and the readership of the newsletters include all aspects of the pharmaceutical industry and requires the reporter to understand the particular needs and interests of those groups. The reporter also must develop enterprise features outside the regular news cycle to provide more in-depth information on key topics.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

·       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:

To be considered for U.S.-based positions unless currently employed by WCG, where permitted by applicable law (including any applicable reasonable accommodation, medical or religious exemption), candidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by start date.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

  • File two stories of about 500 words per day.
  • Monitor federal and international regulations and guidance affecting the pharma industry.
  • Attend local and out-of-town industry and regulatory meetings/conferences as required.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None 
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to travel at least 30% to 40% of the time.