Canada's National Observer has an exciting, entry-level position open in Ottawa!
If you're looking to cover climate change, climate mitigation, just transition, environmental justice, and the race to net zero, consider joining our dynamic, award-winning national team.
We're looking for Canada's top talent. You’re the right person for the job if you share our commitment to high journalistic and ethical standards, shine at working with people as well as words, and enjoy producing world-class journalism on climate change and the environment.
This is a full-time 1-year contract position based in Ottawa.
What you will do
Daily reporting: you will be expected to write daily stories, 5 days weekly.
Your stories will keep Canadians informed on what the government is doing (or not) about climate change.
You will also cover efforts towards a just transition, the race to net zero and environmental protections from the perspective of the federal government. We are looking for enthusiastic self-starters who want to make a difference through the practice of journalism in the public interest.
Required background and journalistic skills
Pluses for us are:
Starting salary is $54,000
To apply, please submit a résumé and cover letter through our online application portal. Applications without well-considered cover letters will not be reviewed.
Your cover letter should address:
Position open until September 21, 2021
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