Climate 202 Newsletter Anchor and Reporter

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 03, 2021
Closes
Jun 25, 2021
Ref
JR-90272333
Hours
Full Time
Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history. All of your application materials, which may include PDF files of work samples and/or links to audio, video, photography or graphics, must be uploaded to the field labeled Resume/Cover Letter/Work Samples to be considered for the position.

Job Description

The Washington Post is seeking an environmental reporter to launch and anchor a morning newsletter about the politics and policies surrounding climate change. This job is an important part of our signature 202 newsletter suite aimed at Washington decision-makers on Capitol Hill, in the executive branch and in the advocacy community.

The successful candidate will have some experience in the climate arena, especially in Washington, and be able to collaborate effectively with the broader team on The Post's Climate and Environment desk. We are seeking someone who can write with voice, bring the climate debate of the day into broader perspective and make the newsletter a must-read for the target audience. The candidate will spend substantial time on the Hill and look to make connections with the audience on all platforms, from social to traditional media. Experience writing a daily newsletter is helpful but not required.

This position is based in our Washington newsroom. Once we resume normal operations, it will not be eligible for remote work.  

  

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.       



Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, résumé and three clips to our jobs portal by June 18. All application materials can be uploaded to the same field. The cover letter should be addressed to PowerPost editor Rachel Van Dongen and Managing Editors Tracy Grant and Krissah Thompson.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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