Copy Editors for Down To Earth Website

Down To Earth is India’s pioneer environmental magazine. With both print and digital presence, we are committed to make people aware of the politics of environment and development by filling critical information gaps. Our stories are based on ground reportage from villages, farms, forests, research labs, hospitals and industries in India as well as in other countries, and involve in-depth analyses of policies and regulations.

Our website ( is a daily with global coverage. Over 100 writers/reporters contribute to the digital edition with a vibrant multimedia segment. We are multilingual.

Down To Earth is looking for a copy editor to man operations at its website.

Qualification and Experience: 

Applicants should meet the following criteria: 

  • Must have at least 3-5 years of experience of working in a digital/print newsroom.
  • Should be able to ensure sharp story-telling in a language compatible to the digital readership.
  • Must have an eye for analytical reportage and be prompt in ensuring reporting of developing stories.
  • Should be comfortable with social media; knowledge of SEO and key-wording will be considered an added advantage.
  • Should be able to anchor news stories and be able to step in to construct a copy from scratch with a quick turn-around time.
  • Must be updated with the latest technology that concerns the digital world.
  • Should have the skill to adapt story for the web and multimedia platforms.
  • Down To Earth is a small and dynamic team of reporters and copy editors which requires team players.

The successful candidate MUST show initiative. This profile may require working long hours and at times on weekends.  

The job is based in Delhi. To apply for the above position, please visit and choose ‘Editor-DTE Web’. Please submit your application latest by April 14th, 2024.

Or post your application to: 

Ms. Jagdeep Gupta
Executive Director–Planning & Operations
Centre for Science and Environment
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi-110062
Tel: +91 (011)-29955124, 29955125, 40616000
Fax: +91 (011) 29955879

NP: Only shortlisted candidates will be informed and called for an interview.