American Progress has an immediate opening for a Deputy Editor to work with Dr. Joseph Romm at Climate Progress and assist with climate blogging at ThinkProgress.
Qualifications and requirements:
- Help solicit, edit, and oversee content for the blog at ClimateProgress.org.
- Write daily content for Climate Progress.
- Pursue investigations on energy and climate.
- Assist the ThinkProgress and CAP Energy teams with research and reporting projects.
- Engage on social media and promote content through Facebook and Twitter.
- Monitor print and television media.
- Other tasks as assigned.
- Strong research and writing experience.
- Previous publications on energy policy, clean energy, oil, climate science, and national politics.
- Familiarity with Climate Progress and the progressive blogosphere.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to quickly respond to news developments.
- Ability to generate original ideas for stories and investigations.
- Master’s degree.
- Knowledge of HTML, Photoshop, and social media helpful but not required.
- Business and/or international background helpful.
American Progress provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.
- At least five years of experience in national journalism and/or nonprofit blogging.
- At least two years of experience in policy research and/or government.
American Progress is an equal opportunity employer; women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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