Capital Public Radio Seeks Health Reporter

May 1, 2017

We are hiring for the position of Health Care Reporter. This is an extraordinary opportunity to work in a creative environment in one of the most fascinating and beautiful parts of the country, Northern California. As an organization, we believe that audience comes first and that anything is possible. We embrace change and encourage innovation while building an epic workplace. Together, we bring our passion and have fun.  

Essential Traits

We’re an established authority in this beat; you are an audio journalist up to the challenge of building on our accomplishments, which include multiple national and local awards along with significant exposure on NPR. You are an experienced, energetic, and team-oriented Reporter, covering health care issues around California and at the state Capitol. You have extensive knowledge of health care issues, strong writing abilities, advanced reporting skills, the ability to distill complex subject matters and the desire to be a team player in a growing news organization. 

Primary Duties

As our Health Care Reporter, you will regularly produce health care features and daily spots, while maintaining expertise about health care issues and policy in California and nationwide. You will file for CapRadio’s Capital Public Radio Network statewide news service which is carried on more than two-dozen affiliates in California, Oregon and Nevada as well as NPR and other national outlets. All that AND you get to live in beautiful California!


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or in related field, or equivalent work experience for at least 5 years
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows operating system, Microsoft Office and audio editing software
  • Travels as assigned for news coverage


Submit cover letter, resume, reference list, and audio or print reporting samples to:

Human Resources

Capital Public Radio

7055 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95826

Capital Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer.