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Heatmap Is Hiring a Senior Reporter

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The climate media startup Heatmap News is looking for a veteran, ambitious reporter to lead its coverage of the intersection of renewable energy projects and politics.

This writer will report to the editor-in-chief and be tasked with reporting on how local and national politics are helping or hindering clean energy projects across the country. They should be well-sourced, deft at navigating data, and able to traverse government websites and polls to extract insights. They should also be knowledgeable about tax incentives and permitting issues — words like 45x and the interconnection queue should mean something.

The salary minimum is $80,000 and the maximum is $110,000. Competitive benefits, unlimited paid time off, and a generous equity plan, which gives employees a real stake in the company, are also offered. This position is remote.

Interested candidates should send a brief cover letter and resume to

Heatmap News is a new media platform with a team of alums from The Week, The Atlantic, Vox, Grid, and Grist focused on the biggest story of our time: climate change.

Heatmap News is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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