Mongabay is excited to announce two hiring opportunities for the positions of a Video Production Coordinator and a Content Coordinator. Both positions will play a critical role in the scale-up of Mongabay’s global reporting efforts. We are seeking dedicated and talented candidates who are able to fulfill these roles. Please click on the following positions
Mongabay is now accepting spring 2021 internship applications! This opportunity will provide you with the necessary tools and resources to help develop your writing skills and have your news stories be published on our renowned website. View the full internship details here and how to apply. Application Deadline: November 16
Apply by August 25th, 2020 for a project evaluation consultancy. Mongabay is seeking a short-term consultant to conduct an external evaluation and provide an independent assessment of achievements generated by Mongabay and its partners as a result of the project “Addressing illegal deforestation through investigative journalism.” This 30-month-long project supports collaboration between Mongabay, Earthsight, The
This week, the Fetisov Journalism Award announced its shortlist of features in contention for prizes this year, and a Mongabay report produced in collaboration with The Gecko Project is included in the “Excellence in Environmental Journalism” category. The feature, “The secret deal to destroy paradise,” is the third installment of Indonesia for Sale, an in-depth investigative
Our reporting often appears beyond the bounds of the main website and multiple language subdomains when other outlets republish or otherwise use our work. Our team is sometimes interviewed about their work, too, as when our Karla Mendes appeared on syndicated radio program Sea Change Radio to discuss her reporting on the Amazon fires. Founder/CEO Rhett
Mongabay is pleased to announce that its Director of Partnerships, David Martin, is a member of the final jury for the 2019 Jackson Wild Media Awards. This festival which bestows awards on the best nature and science-inspired filmmaking happens this year between September 21 and 27 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. David played a key role in
Our reporting appears often beyond the bounds of the main Mongabay website and its multiple language subdomains when other outlets republish or otherwise use our articles. In the past month many outlets relied on our work including The Guardian which referenced our report about miners invading indigenous peoples’ lands as part of what now seems a prescient article about
110,000+ signatures: Petition inspired by Mongabay story on a pristine but threatened PNG island keeps growing
A petition inspired by a Mongabay story has topped its goal of 110,000 signatures, and keeps growing. “Logging, mining companies lock eyes on a biodiverse island like no other” was published on July 31st by Mongabay and the online petition appeared about 10 days later after the story garnered much attention on social media platforms.
In March, Mongabay staff were invited to visit the University of Colorado-Boulder to discuss our model for non-profit environmental journalism with their journalism students and environmental reporting fellows. As part of that trip an evening public discussion was planned – “Global Environmental Journalism: Under Siege or Dawning Anew?”– featuring Mongabay’s founder Rhett A. Butler and two contributing
The biggest impression for Mongabay in the media last month came from news that our Latin America bureau Mongabay-Latam and its partner at the major Bolivian daily newspaper El Deber had won the El Rey Award, also known as the King of Spain International Journalism Award, for Roberto Navia Gabriel’s investigative report on illegal trafficking in jaguar
Mongabay staff and writers will join a panel discussion hosted by the University of Colorado-Boulder’s Center for Environmental Journalism (CEJ) on March 20th on the topic, “Global Environmental Journalism: Under Siege or Dawning Anew?” On the panel are photojournalist and CEJ deputy director Michael Kodas, Mongabay’s Editor-in-Chief and CEO Rhett Butler, and two Mongabay writers with CU ties:
Mongabay Latam and its partners at the major Bolivian daily newspaper El Deber have won the El Rey Award, also known as the King of Spain International Journalism Award. A top prize recognizing the best in Spanish and Portuguese-language journalism in Ibero-America since 1983, the awards are announced annually by Agencia EFE and the Spanish Agency
What does it take to get a great story? Sometimes quite a lot, and our team is eager to tell you theirs via the new Insider Content program. Our team has amassed a long list of snake bites, attacks by parasites, flights from bandits and more in the course of bringing stories to Mongabay.com. “Reporting
Mongabay is excited to announce a new reporting opportunity: Asia’s Oceans. Pollution, rising CO2 levels, noise, and coastal and military development. The oceans are under threat from many sources — and nowhere more so than the waters of Asia. With this reporting initiative Mongabay will investigate lesser-known issues facing the eastern Indian and western Pacific oceans, zeroing in
This position has been filled Mongabay’s Video Manager will lead our efforts to build out our conservation video program, including producing our own video content and serving as a liaison to production partners. This individual’s duties will include: – working with staff editors to determine what pieces get turned into video; – managing video submissions
Mongabay is excited to announce four new reporting opportunities within our Mongabay Reporting Network program. Articles produced under these four opportunities will be focused on Asia: Asian rhinos, Indonesian Coal, Mekong dams and Infrastructure expansion in Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea. Asian Rhinos Asian rhinoceroses are amongst the world’s rarest and most threatened animals.
Special Reporting Initiative Fellow Julian Smith reports on deforestation commitments from global corporations and their effectiveness. Read the full story here.
Mongabay Special Reporting Initiative fellow and photographer Dominic Bracco II has published a slideshow titled: New practices in China’s ocean and lake farms are intended to raise healthier seafood while polluting the water less.
Through the end of 2016, Mongabay will commission scores of articles about palm oil under a special program. These will examine a variety of aspects of the industry, many of which have not been closely considered. Journalists across the world are invited to pitch sharply focused stories about events, findings, successes, failures, problems, solutions and whatever else
Thanks for your incredible interest in these positions! Due to the high number of strong candidates who applied for roles at Mongabay, we’re freezing the application process for now. Please check this page at the end of the January to see whether we’ve re-opened the application process. For those of you who applied already, we’re