News Blogger, Scientific American
Full Time, Midtown Manhattan
Scientific American seeks a full-time news blogger. Four days per week, the blogger will write 6-8 posts per day on scientific news, based on reports on our website, other websites, and original reporting. One day per week, he or she will contribute regular news and features to the website.
This is not an entry-level position; at least two years of news reporting experience is required. A degree in science or science journalism is strongly preferred; candidates with several years’ experience covering science at another publication will be considered. Programming experience, while helpful, is not required.
The position is based in our Midtown Manhattan offices; telecommuting will not be considered. Promising candidates will be invited to spend a day at Scientific American’s offices blogging, as a tryout.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Scientific American, Inc. publishes Scientific American and Scientific American Mind, has a flourishing web presence, a strong custom publishing and ancillary products division and is the definitive consumer science magazine (print and digital) publisher. We have been continually publishing since 1845. If you want to join a great company with a talented and friendly staff and good benefits, this is the place.