Full Time - Mid-Level (Senior Producer, Reporter, Editor)
ecoRI News, a nonprofit environmental news organization based in Rhode Island, is seeking a full-time reporter to join our dedicated team.
Cover environmental legislation at the Statehouse.
Watchdog state agencies (such as the Department for Environmental Management, Coastal Resources Management Council).
Follow city/town government initiatives impacting the environment.
Keep an eye on environmental lawsuits in the state court system.
Build trust and cultivate sources.
Report on other topics as needed.
Generate and pitch story ideas.
Contribute to the evolution of ecoRI News’ editorial vision.
Strong interest in environmental and climate-justice issues.
A reporter’s sense of urgency and a nose for a good story.
Uncompromising news judgement and dedication to journalism ethics.
Relentless curiosity, critical thinking, a sharp eye for detail, and the ability to digest and make sense of wide-ranging and complex information.
Exceptional writing and reporting craft.
The ability to work on multiple stories simultaneously.
Team-centric approach and appreciation for collaboration.
Fluency in a second language.
Ability to shoot photos and video.
ecoRI News is committed to building an inclusive newsroom that represents and reflects the people and communities we seek to serve. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience. ecoRI News offers retirement benefits with company match, company laptop and camera equipment, employee profit-sharing, and flexible work schedule.
About ecoRI News
ecoRI News is dedicated to reporting on environmental and climate-justice issues in southern New England. Through our reporting, we create a more informed public and provide individuals with the information they need to be better stewards of their environment.