The Sierra Editorial Fellow is an early career journalist looking for real world experience in the day-to-day world of magazine publishing. Fellows get an overview in all aspects of acquiring content for and producing a national environmental and news magazine, including writing and reporting stories both for print and online, fact-checking and proofreading articles prior to publication, and developing their own new story ideas and leads.
Write weekly articles and dispatches for the magazine’s online edition .
Write short articles and news dispatches for the magazine’s print edition .
Fact-check articles for the magazine.
Carry out short- and long-term research or writing projects as needed.
Attend weekly editorial meetings.
Participate in writing workshops to improve craft.
Cultivate and expand social media reach and maintain strategies for building new audiences.
Miscellaneous editorial office duties, as needed.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Strong writing, research, and editing skills.
Awareness of and interest in environmental and social justice issues.
Ability to multitask and work under deadlines.
Familiarity with Sierra print / online content and tone.
Self-starter who can take the lead on story ideas, assignments, and research.
Published clips and/or experience working at publication (campus or general circulation) a plus.