Senior Reporter

Modern Farmer Media, Remote, United States

Date Posted January 11, 2021
Industry Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Agriculture/Farm
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $50,000 to $55,000
Website https://modernfarmer.com/

Description:

Modern Farmer is a publication for people who have the desire to be closer to – and more educated about – the food on their plates. Blending hands-in-dirt service, soulful inspiration, and whip-smart reporting, Modern Farmer understands that a tomato is never just a tomato – it’s also a political, and deeply personal, statement about who we want to be and the world we hope to live in.

We're looking to hire a senior reporter for our growing editorial team. The position is full-time and remote.

 

What you'll do:

-generate original story ideas (both daily news stories and longer pieces)

-report and write stories about American agriculture and food 

-build a broad network of sources

-pitch in with some social media/copy editing work

 

Qualifications:

-a journalism degree

-at least five years of experience working in a newsroom or writing for a magazine

-the ability to produce clean copy on deadline

-the ability to work independently, but also part of a team remotely 

-experience covering food and/or agriculture is an asset

 

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and links to five examples of your best published work to alex@modfarmer.com by Jan. 24th. 

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.