Inside Climate News is seeking to hire an inspired Senior Editor with a proven track record in editing short- and long-form journalism, managing teams of reporters and working collaboratively with partner newsrooms. Ideal candidates for this position would be able to elevate both quicker-turn stories and complex explanatory, narrative and investigative projects. A deep interest in, and commitment to, covering climate change, the environment and environmental justice would be essential, with extensive subject matter expertise in those areas an important additional qualification, though not an absolute prerequisite. As a leader and manager, they would have distinguished themselves as caring and collegial with staff, with a strong interest in mentoring fellows and other rising journalists.
On any given day, the person selected for this senior editing position might be called on to lead a staff news meeting, schedule and budget stories, brainstorm with staff, confer with reporters on story approaches, liaise with partner newsrooms and, most importantly, edit daily stories, takeouts, think pieces, series and other sprawling works of enterprise journalism with great craft, care, precision and collaboration. The overarching focus of this position is story editing.
The successful applicant must have the ability and ambition to help elevate the work and performance of one of the country’s most experienced and respected climate and environment newsrooms, covering the planet’s most important story; and be aligned with ICN’s core values of kindness, courtesy, collaboration and diversity, in order to help foster personal and professional growth, and keep ICN a great place to work.
The following qualifications, or their equivalents, are also essential:
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Salary range: $85,000-$100,000, commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance plans; 401k matching; and generous paid time off.
Inside Climate News is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and welcomes applications from candidates of any background or identity. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Please send resume, work samples and cover letter to [email protected], or send an email directly to Executive Editor Vernon Loeb, [email protected], Senior Editor Michael Kodas, [email protected], or Senior Editor Erin Schulte, [email protected].
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