Posted April 19, 2021

Newsletter Writer, Western Energy News – Energy News Network


Remote/telecommute from CA, WA, OR, ID, UT, NV, MT, WY, CO, NM, AZ


The Energy News Network is looking for a remote/freelance journalist to compile our daily Western Energy News email newsletter.

The ideal candidate will:

Be a dependable early riser, able to meet a deadline of 7:30 a.m. Mountain time Monday-Friday.
Have demonstrated ability to exercise news judgment and quickly evaluate stories and sources for accuracy. Journalism experience is required.
Have an understanding of or interest in energy issues.
Be located in the U.S. West or have direct knowledge of the region.

This is a contract position that pays $2,500 per month. The workload is typically 2 hours per day once you’re up to speed but may take longer at first. We will provide training and backup for days off when needed.

The Energy News Network is published by Fresh Energy, a nonprofit based in St. Paul, Minnesota. Fresh Energy’s Equal Opportunity Employer Policy reflects our commitment to ensure equality, treat everyone with respect, and promote diversity in the workplace.

Our hiring process and timeline:

The contract will remain open until filled, with priority given to application received earlier before April 30.
Our hiring team will select finalist contractors for an interview via video conference.
The finalists will be requested to submit a writing sample and references for the hiring committee before the committee makes a choice.
Ideally the candidate would begin the contract in May.

To apply, please send a resume and a short email describing your interest and qualifications to The position will remain open until filled.

To Apply:

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