Digital Staff Writer

Kalmbach Media Co.

Kalmbach Media produces high-quality consumer magazines, books, and websites covering hobby, special-interest, and leisure-time subjects. Kalmbach sponsors consumer shows, underwrites public television programming in its fields of interest, and enhances customers' enjoyment with consumer initiatives and reference materials. Kalmbach's goal is to be a leader in each of the fields we serve.

A Great Place to Work.

Kalmbach is customer-focused and recognized for treating its customers and employees like VIPs. We believe that everyone we deal with deserves the very finest service, and we make sure that includes our co-workers. It's our way of keeping the small-company "feel" to our ever-growing operation. Kalmbach Media is located in Waukesha, a beautiful western suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Kalmbach employs about 175 employees in all areas of publishing, from writing and editing to distribution and accounting. We're proud to be one of the most successful hobby and leisure-time publishers in the Midwest, producing American Snowmobiler, Astronomy, Bead&Button, Classic Trains, Classic Toy Trains, Discover, Fine Scale Modeler, Garden Railways, Model Railroader, Scale Auto, and Trains. Kalmbach offers an excellent benefits package and values work-life balance.

Position Details

Digital Staff Writer
Southeast Wisconsin
Waukesha, WI

Kalmbach Media is seeking a talented, energetic content creator to join its growing Discover science brand. Our mission is to satisfy everyday curiosity by showcasing how science impacts our lives; our digital staff writer will play a critical role in this mission by creating content for our website that attracts a targeted audience across a broad range of science-based topics. This position requires a candidate who is thoughtful and inquisitive about the world around them and can help bring science to life through interesting and thought-provoking stories.


  • Write assigned stories for the website, with a focus on topics related to science, using SEO best practices 
  • Write about a wide variety of topics for delivery across multiple digital platforms 
  • Conduct research and interviews to translate science topics into engaging and approachable stories 
  • Pitch new content ideas 
  • Collaborate with other members of the Kalmbach digital team to positively impact key digital metrics
  • Degree in Journalism, English or Communications 
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience 
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills 
  • Ability to produce assigned volume of new content in a timely fashion 
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently

We offer a customer focused work environment and excellent benefits!

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