Mongabay is hiring for a Staff Writer for West and Central Africa

Mongabay is excited to expand its editorial team by seeking a Staff Writer for West and Central Africa.

The Staff Writer will be primarily responsible for generating news and feature stories within the region. This role involves developing and producing articles in close collaboration with Mongabay’s editorial team to discuss story ideas and coverage plans. The successful candidate will be expected to generate story ideas aligned with Mongabay’s editorial priorities and deliver on assignments provided by staff editors. This position requires strong analytical skills, the ability to discern what stories are important and of interest to our readers, and extensive knowledge and familiarity with environmental issues and/or forest conservation.

This position is an exciting opportunity to contribute to environmental journalism and education, emphasizing some of the world’s most diverse biodiverse hotspots and raising awareness about environmental challenges in Africa.

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Please click here for more detailed information about the position and how to apply. We appreciate your interest in joining Mongabay.