Media Specialist

at Parkland Health & Hospital System (view profile)
Location Dallas
Date Posted July 1, 2019
Category Corporate Communications
Job Type Full-time


Parkland Health & Hospital System’s Corporate Communications department seeks an organized, proactive candidate with excellent oral and written skills to help facilitate media and public relations activities to promote the visibility and positive image of Parkland, its work and mission in the community. Fluency in Spanish required.

Duties include aggressive proactive pitching on a local and national level, generate content for news stories/pitches, write press releases, develop ongoing media relations with reporters and news directors at radio, print and television outlets, including Spanish-language media.

Parkland is one of the largest public hospital systems in the country. Premier services include the Level I Rees-Jones Trauma Center, the only burn center in North Texas verified by the American Burn Association and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The system also includes more than 30 community-based clinics and numerous outreach and education programs. By cultivating its diversity, inclusion and health equity efforts, Parkland enriches the health and wellness of the communities it serves. For more information, visit



Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field, plus two year’s journalism, public relations and/or corporate communications experience

Strong writing skills

Knowledge of AP style

Photography skills preferred

Bilingual (Spanish) required



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