With the guidance of an editor, reports and writes stories related to the environment, including water, energy and climate change, with a focus on New Mexico. Duties and Responsibilities Receives assignments from editor and pitches stories based on news tips to report 1-2 stories each week. Researches and analyzes information related to story ideas, including public records requests, interviews and research of records.Writes a weekly environment newsletter of stories from throughout the state. Revises work to meet editorial approval. Provides publication-quality photographs to run alongside stories. Aids in group-editing of colleagues’ stories. Completes assignments in a timely manner, on an agreed-upon deadline. Makes media appearances on television or radio programs to discuss and promote stories. May work during non-traditional hours to complete stories. Must abide by the Society for Professional Journalists Code of Ethics.