Kalmbach Media
  • Waukesha, WI, USA
  • Full-time

Kalmbach Media Co. has an outstanding career opportunity for an Associate Editor for our science field. This person will be based at Discover, our award-winning science brand, as well as at our Astronomy brand. The Associate Editor serves a crucial role in editing and creating science content for all extensions of the Discover and Astronomy brands, digital and print. The position reports to the Executive Editor of Science and Editor in Chief of Discover.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shape digital storytelling, through writing, assigning and editing stories that engage our readers.
  • Develop and oversee feature stories, magazine departments, columns, news stories and digital content, and oversee coverage of specific science topics based on her or his interests and expertise.
  • Maintain and develop productive relationships with top freelance science journalists and work with other staff members to conceive and develop high-quality science content.
  • Serve as ambassadors of the brands, representing Discover or Astronomy at science and journalism conferences and other events of editorial interest.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 

  • Degree in journalism, science, English, or an adjacent field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in writing and/or editing stories covering science or technology for consumer magazines, newspapers, or general-audience websites.
  • Must have work experience in digital journalism.
  • Excellent critical-thinking and problem-solving abilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY: 

To be considered for this position you must complete our online application and attach your resume along with:

  • A detailed cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience as it relates to this position
  • Minimum of 2 writing samples
  • Your salary requirements

 

Kalmbach is located in Waukesha Wisconsin, about 20 minutes west of Milwaukee. We offer a customer focused work environment and excellent benefits!

 

EOE

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