Midwest Climate and Justice Reporter

Inside Climate News

Remote, All Locations

Date Posted May 12, 2022
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Telecommute? Yes
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://insideclimatenews.org

Description:

Midwest Reporter

Inside Climate News is seeking an experienced reporter to cover climate change and environmental justice in the Midwest. The successful applicant for this position will produce a body of quick-turn news and feature stories, and longer form accountability, narrative and investigative projects that address the impact of climate change, environmental racism and pollution on the health and well-being of communities of color across the region. The position will report remotely from a home base in the Midwest.

Job Summary

This is a demanding position that requires the ability to use advanced reporting and writing skills in big cities and smaller communities in the Midwest. A track record of reporting that blends narrative story telling with deep sourcing and a facility with government documents and court records is a prerequisite, as is a demonstrated commitment to reporting on justice issues.

Qualifications

This reporter will need to be a self-starter and team player who works with a high degree of collegiality. These additional qualifications, or their equivalents, are essential:

Our News Organization

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourage 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.

To Apply

Please send resume, clips and a cover letter to jobs@insideclimatenews.org, or email Executive Editor Vernon Loeb, Managing Editor Sonya Ross, or Senior Editor Michael Kodas directly.

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