Climate/Energy Reporter

Location
Princeton
Posted
Jun 05, 2013
Closes
Jul 05, 2013
Contact
Ms. Iveta Weinberg
Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
Job Description

A talented, hard-working, experienced science reporter to cover climate science, climate impacts and energy research.

Responsibilities

Cover climate science and energy on a daily basis for Climate Central's growing audience, writing a mix of news, blog posts and features.
Break news for Climate Central’s website.
Help establish Climate Central as the go-to, authoritative source for independent information on climate science.
Work in tandem with our other staff reporters to "own" topics such as energy, sea level rise, drought, wildfires, and the nexus of extreme weather and climate change.
Guide news and research in innovative, multimedia formats in conjunction with Climate Central’s data analysts, editors and reporters.
Post work and content on social media platforms and engage with our users and experts in the field.

Qualifications

Demonstrable record of covering science topics is a must, with experience covering climate science, weather, or energy issues, and/or an academic background in these areas a plus.
The ideal candidate would have 3 to 5 years of experience working as a reporter for an online news organization. Self-starter with strong self-management skills and ability to organize and manage multiple projects and storylines.
Team player. Willing to work with non-journalists toward organizational goals.
Credibility is our currency. Accuracy is paramount.
Comfortable working in a deadline environment.
Familiarity with content management systems.


Location

This position will be located in our New York City or Princeton, N.J., office.

Compensation

Compensation is competitive, with very generous benefits.

Apply

Please send your cover letter, resume, links to your work, and salary expectations to iweinberg@climatecentral.org. Due to the volume of employment applications and queries received, Climate Central is unable to respond to each application individually. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected as a candidate.

Search will close when successful candidate is recruited to fill this position.

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