Axios seeks an energy and climate reporter

May 22, 2024

Posted by Chris Roush

Axios is a growth-stage company dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring reporters to help launch a paid subscription news product to expand our coverage of the most important news about climate policy in Washington.

Why it matters: In just three years, Axios has built a newsroom of more than 150 talented journalists committed to providing our readers the most trustworthy information in the most efficient way possible. Our Energy/Climate Policy Reporter will work with a partner to write a daily newsletter with a sharp eye on scoops and big picture trend stories.

Go deeper: In this role, you will make an impact to Axios through the following responsibilities:

  • Write for THE daily, must-read newsletter for influential readers who need to know what’s happening in the halls of Congress and agencies.
  • Land definitional scoops and illuminate the biggest trends.
  • Work with the Axios Pro team and the broader Axios newsroom to elevate all of our coverage that touches on climate and energy.

The details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • A commitment to building and nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment
  • A belief in Smart Brevity as the core writing style of Axios
  • Reporting experience in a fast-paced news environment, with preference given to candidates with Capitol Hill experience.
  • Demonstrated experience landing big scoops and conceptualizing big ideas
  • Strong writing skills for online and newsletters
  • Experience working across teams to produce quality content
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Starting salary for this role is in the range of $85,000-$105,000 and is dependent on numerous factors, including but not limited to location, work experience, and skills. This range does not include other compensation benefits. 

To apply, go here.

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