VPR is hiring a full-time reporter to cover climate change and the environment in Vermont. We seek an enterprising, thoughtful journalist to cover this new beat in our growing, award-winning newsroom. We’re looking for a graceful storyteller and dogged pursuer of truth. You must have a passion for covering Vermont communities and be equally adept at breaking news and creating engaging and deeply reported enterprise stories. You must also be committed to diversity in reporting and sourcing.
The reporter focused on the environment and climate change will join a team of reporters, producers, and editors who are dedicated to exploring the whole Vermont story. The reporter will lead VPR’s coverage of our changing climate and the issues affecting our environment. The reporter will develop diverse sources within Vermont, the Northeast and beyond in order to explore complex issues and also search for solutions. The coverage will be guided by the expertise the reporter develops as well as engagement with communities in our state. Within the newsroom, the reporter will help connect climate change issues to other beats and areas of coverage. The reporter will produce stories and interviews that will air on our broadcast programs and also on our digital and on-demand platforms. The reporter will also develop rich, creative, and innovative digital content as part of your work.
Vermont Public Radio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Find the full job description and application process at vpr.org/careers.