Senior Science Reporter - Mashable

Editorial New York, New York


Description

For this role, we’re seeking an experienced reporter on the climate and extreme weather beat who will help us shape coverage that will stand out against the competition. This person will be fast, nimble, and write with plenty of voice. We see climate change and extreme weather as a key component to the science team’s area of coverage, so we’re looking for a person who can really take ownership of that. 
The senior science reporter will have the opportunity to write short stories as well as long-form features and investigations. This person will also have the opportunity to collaborate with video and other teams in the newsroom.

Requirements 

  • Based in NYC
  • Minimum 3-5 years writing experience covering climate change
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communications skills
  • Solid reporting skills and a critical eye
  • Detail-oriented, and organized 
  • A self-starter as well as a team player (a sense of humor is a must!)
  • Knowledge of Mashable's core coverage areas
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About Mashable

Mashable is a global media and entertainment company that’s passionate about culture and tech. With smart, spirited coverage of stories that keep people talking, Mashable reaches millions of users who can’t get enough of the ideas, people, and products they love. Together, our ideas shape the future. Obsess with us.

About j2 Global

Founded in 1995, j2 Global® (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include Mashable.com, IGN.com, PCMag.com, AskMen.com, ComputerShopper.com, ExtremeTech.com, Geek.com, LogicBuy.com and Toolbox.com. Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.

For more information about j2, please visit www.j2global.com

Our Culture:

At j2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.

J2 Global offers competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401k, and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then j2 is the place for you.

J2 Global® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.