Investigative/Projects Reporter (The Post and Courier)

The Post and Courier, a growing family-owned news organization based in beautiful Charleston, S.C., is looking for a journalist who knows how to raise hell and tell a great story.

We’re adding a fourth reporter to a public service/watchdog team that has had its work lauded by The Neiman Foundation for Journalism, The Center for Investigative Reporting, The Hillman Foundation and others. Our team has been a Pulitzer Prize finalist two out of the last four years, and our most recent major project, "Till Death Do Us Part," has earned national attention. (You can read it here ...

Athletes, teams donate big to political campaigns

An investigative team analyzed thousands of financial records from federal, state and local elections and discovered how sports teams, owners and athletes are contributing to political campaigns.

The 10 Investigates team from Tampa Bay and Sarasota’s 10 News found that many of the area’s major teams have contributed political funds – usually toward the state’s dominant party. The experts they interviewed suggest the money is seen as an investment to tip legislators toward passing stadium-friendly legislation.

To read and watch the full story, click here.

News Reporter (The Press & Sun-Bulletin)

The Press & Sun-Bulletin and in Binghamton, NY would like to talk to you if you are interested in a job as a news reporter with emphasis on the three main digital platforms – web, mobile and tablet – as well as print. We are designing now for the future and need a reporter who can write solid stories, produce video and knows how to get our audiences’ attention using social media. While we embrace change to survive and thrive, we also value our journalistic fundamentals, especially watchdog and investigative reporting. You’ll need to do some of both. Our newsroom ...

Training Director (Investigative Reporters and Editors)

If you're interested in a career that gives you the chance to have tremendous impact in newsrooms worldwide, that is immensely rewarding, that offers the opportunity for travel and that allows you to work from home, we've got the job for you.

Investigative Reporters and Editors is adding a new Training Director position. You will join a strong organization with a more than 35-year commitment to improving journalism internationally by providing training and resources. IRE's training directors lead regional workshops, provide customized training in newsrooms large and small, develop online training and play an integral role in ...

Vote now for the 2015 NICAR T-shirt

NICAR received 21 submissions for its annual T-shirt contest, and voting is now open!

Voting will stay open for about two weeks, ending Sunday, Nov. 2 at midnight. The proposal with the most votes will be sold as a T-shirt at the upcoming CAR Conference, March 5-8, 2015 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Runners-up will be sold as laptop stickers. Votes will be tallied shortly after voting closes.

The designer of the winning T-shirt also gets a free shirt and $50 in the IRE Store.

Visit the contest page to view the designs and vote.

Extra Extra Monday: Uneven assessments, National Guard misconduct, Chicago migration myth

Across Wisconsin, uneven property assessments fly in the face of fairness | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

By measure after measure, in cities, towns and villages across Wisconsin, property assessors are discounting uniformity and trampling on fairness, while officials with the state Department of Revenue do little to rectify the disparities, an investigation by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has found.

In dozens of communities, 20% or more of residential property taxes are being paid by the wrong people, according to the Journal Sentinel's analysis of Department of Revenue records for each of the state's 1,852 municipalities. The analysis considered communities ...

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