Climate Editor

  • Full-time
  • $75k-$100k/mo
  • 7 months ago


  • Lead and guide an ambitious team of reporters and editors
  • Work with leadership to refine and implement a vision for Vox’s coverage, and be ultimately responsible for making sure the coverage meets a high threshold of excellence
  • Ensure that the team is offering clarity on the most important policies, controversies, or news moments
  • Help identify how to bring discipline and deliberation to story assignments
  • Work with the audience team, audio, video, and other editors across the Vox newsroom to elevate the work across mediums
  • Support the work of the writers and editors on the team


  • A deep understanding of and interest in climate issues, biodiversity, and science
  • A passion for helping a general audience understand the climate crisis and its impact on people’s lives
  • An ambitious appetite for strong, distinctive work
  • A knack for managing writers
  • High editorial standards
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to effectively balance priorities
  • A desire to grow your skills as a leader
If you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch! We’ve hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.


This job is remote. We’re dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees, and when we reopen, will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.



This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.


Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves and create their best work. We recognize that great stories, platforms, products and services come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices. We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency and communication. Learn more about our values here, and our approach to corporate citizenship here.
Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team (recruitment@voxmedia.com).


Our recruiting team will go through applications in a timely manner. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from @voxmedia.com email addresses, never via text message. Read more about how our recruiting team operates, and how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud, here.


The salary range listed below represents the minimum and maximum base pay for this position at the time of this posting. Final salary offered to the candidate selected for the position will be based on factors including but not limited to the candidate's skills and experience.
Pay Range
120,000 USD