E&E News is hiring a deputy editor for Climatewire, a fast-paced daily publication with a focus on breaking news and enterprise reporting. The ideal candidate will have proven reporting chops, excellent writing skills and the ability to help lead a top-notch group of reporters.
The deputy will help formulate coverage of climate and energy issues at the White House, in Congress, and at EPA and other agencies. The ideal candidate should be able to develop succinct storylines and help reporters execute them efficiently. The job requires lucid writing and the ability to restructure stories quickly. Experience at editing and covering environmental issues is a plus.
Climatewire is a proven source of cutting-edge news on climate change. We break stories on the Trump administration and go on location for deep dives into the effects of rising temperatures and society’s response. We cover politics, science, adaptation and environmental policy like nobody else. The deputy editor plays a vital role in designing coverage, motivating reporters and editing stories.
Working from a newsroom near the Capitol and from bureaus across the country, our 65 reporters and editors produce five online publications – Climatewire, Energywire, E&E Daily, Greenwire and E&E News PM. Our readers pay a lot for our work and we deliver it in crisp newspaper-style prose.
We offer a competitive salary; medical and dental insurance; flexible spending accounts and commuter benefits; a 401(K) match program; paid vacation; and paid family leave. Our company values creativity, curiosity, hard work, and work-life balance.
E&E News is committed to increasing our staff diversity. Individuals who want to work here are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
To apply, send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please use the words “deputy editor” in your subject line.