Guardian Australia advertises for environment editor

The Guardian Australia has advertised for an environment editor, to be based in Sydney or Melbourne but with the possibility of other locations. The position, which involves leading the Guardian Australia's environmental news coverage and analysis, requires "a proven ability to generate exclusives and must-read coverage at a national level in a complex specialist area, … Continue reading Guardian Australia advertises for environment editor

John B. Oakes Award for environmental journalism – entries close April 22

Entries for the Columbia Journalism School's John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism are due on Monday 22 April. The award, which was established in memory of the environmental journalism pioneer and writer for the New York Times, recognises "news reporting that makes an exceptional contribution to the public’s understanding of environmental issues". It … Continue reading John B. Oakes Award for environmental journalism – entries close April 22

Online science reporter job at ABC

The ABC has advertised for a one-year digital reporter position covering the science beat and based either in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. The ad calls for an applicant with tertiary qualifications or experience in science or science journalism, ability to source and deliver digital content on science, and experience in digital production. Applications close on … Continue reading Online science reporter job at ABC

American Institute of Physics science writing awards, due March 29

The American Institute of Physics' annual science communication awards are open for entries, and their aim is to "improve the general public's appreciation of the physical sciences, astronomy, math and related science fields". The categories include Science Writing: Books, Science Writing: Newspaper, Magazine, and Online Articles, and Broadcast and New Media. Winners receive a prize … Continue reading American Institute of Physics science writing awards, due March 29

Darren Osborne science cadetship at ABC open for applications

Darren Osborne was the long-time science editor at the ABC, co-founded of Sydney Science Writers, an unrepentant space nerd, and lovely bloke who was taken far too young by cancer. In his memory, the ABC has established this regional science cadetship: a 6 month, full-time paid position with ABC's Science unit in Ultimo, Sydney. Applicants … Continue reading Darren Osborne science cadetship at ABC open for applications

American Geophysical Union journalism awards, entries due March 15

The entry window for the American Geophysical Union's annual journalism awards is closing in one week, on Friday 15 March 2019. There are three awards, all of which are open to international journalists and free to enter: the David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism—News, the Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism--Features, … Continue reading American Geophysical Union journalism awards, entries due March 15

Science immersion workshop for journalists at Metcalf Institute (US)

The University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute - whose purpose is to foster "informed public conversations about environmental issues" - is accepting applications for its 21st Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists, June 2-7, 2019. Ten fellowships are available - two of them for journalists outside the United States - which includes room, board, tuition, … Continue reading Science immersion workshop for journalists at Metcalf Institute (US)

Editor position open at Nature Sydney office

Nature's Sydney office is looking for an editor or senior editor to fill a seven-month maternity leave position with their Nature Index division, starting in April 2019. They're looking for someone with at least five years experience writing, editing and producing journalism - preferably with a science or data focus - and a bachelor's degree … Continue reading Editor position open at Nature Sydney office

Health reporter position open at The Age

The Age newspaper is looking for a Health Reporter to cover a 12 month maternity leave period at Media House in Melbourne. They're looking for "a skilled news breaker and all-rounder who wants ownership of one of our more fascinating, demanding and competitive rounds." Deadline for applications is 4 February 2019. More information available here.

Journalist position open at Australian Doctor

Sydney-based weekly medical news magazine Australian Doctor is on the hunt for a journalist to investigate and write news and feature stories across their digital, print and social media platforms. They're looking for someone passionate about breaking stories and who is willing to dig behind the headlines of the mainstream media. Australian Doctor cover a … Continue reading Journalist position open at Australian Doctor