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Environmental Reporter

August 18, 2023

This is a full-time, two-year fellowship position for an early-career writer focused on environmental journalism in the Chesapeake Bay region.

You would be part of a small, highly collaborative team that tackles issues including but not limited to climate change, environmental justice, water pollution, the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, sustainable agriculture, air pollution, wildlife and fisheries, and outdoor recreation. We are seeking a strong writer who can help meet the need for high quality environmental reporting and actively contribute new talent, ideas and perspectives to the Bay Journal team.

This is a terrific opportunity to use your existing skills while exploring and/or developing new ones. Not only will you learn about the operations of a nonprofit news organization, but you will gain in-depth exposure to environmental science, policymaking and a large network of nonprofits and agencies at work in the Bay region. And you’ll delve into the complex challenges involved with providing clean water, clean air and healthy outdoor spaces for humans and wildlife alike.

All Bay Journal staff members work remotely in priority areas of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The preferred location for this position would be near Richmond, VA, but other locations will be considered.
Our aim is to find candidates with up to five years of work experience who would bring a varied combination of skills and energy to our team. The qualifications listed below are important but not the full range that we would consider. Please let us know how you could contribute to the Bay Journal, even if your skills and experience don’t quite match those listed below.

More information and how to apply.

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