Learn to acquire electronic information, use spreadsheets and databases to analyze information and translate that information into stories. These boot camps are offered several times each year. In addition, NICAR provides followup help when participants return to their organizations.
Research Assistant/Research Associate Professor (S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University)
Research Assistant/Research Associate Professor (Faculty)
The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University/Syracuse, New York
The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University is searching for an experienced reporter/investigator for a research faculty position at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in Syracuse, New York. TRAC strives to improve the ability of the American people to independently assess the fairness and effectiveness of the federal government. In this position, the successful candidate would have a range of different responsibilities including helping in the collection, compilation, and analysis of ...
Investigative Reporters and Editors is launching a student-journalist mentor program. This one-year program is a rare opportunity for a limited number of student journalists to be paired with a professional journalist for one-on-one guidance, advice, critiques and conversation, and online training opportunities.
The goal for students is to gain valuable knowledge, advice and experience by working closely with some of the greatest minds in the business.
College students who have at least two semesters or four quarters of school before graduation and who are members of IRE are eligible to apply. There is no cost.
The deadline for applications is ...Read more ...
The votes are in and the 2014 NICAR T-shirt has been selected!
The winner is a black T-shirt with “DATA OR IT DIDN’T HAPPEN”. The winning design comes from Jeremy Bowers of NPR.
Bower’s design will be on sale at the 2014 CAR Conference in Baltimore and the IRE store. In addition, Jeremy will receive $50 to use in the IRE Store and a free T-shirt.
In second place is "NICAR!" from two-time defending champion Ben Welsh, Los Angeles Times, and in third place is Jeremy, again, with, "SPREADSHEETS OF FURY.” Both will be on sale as stickers.
"USA TODAY examined FBI data -- which defines a mass killing as four or more victims -- as well as local police records and media reports to understand mass killings in America. They happen far more often than the government reports, and the circumstances of those killings -- the people who commit them, the weapons they use and the forces that motivate them -- are far more predictable than many might think."
KTRK-TV, the ABC owned station located in Houston, TX, is looking for an Investigative Producer to make our strong unit – stronger. We are looking for someone to work with our teams; researching, reporting, and helping craft finished pieces. We are looking for someone comfortable researching, writing and shooting when necessary. The ideal candidate will also have undercover newsgathering experience. We recognize the TV world is changing and are especially looking for candidates with strong ideas to move traditional television investigations on to our website and social media. We want the next step to successfully grow our connection with ...
It’s that time of year again – time to consider entering your best work into the IRE Awards. Among the most prestigious in journalism, the IRE Awards recognize outstanding investigative reporting across all media. Eligible entries must have been published or aired between January 1 and December 31, 2013. The deadline for submissions is January 10, 2014.
The Wall Street Journal seeks an experienced general-assignment reporter for the mid-Atlantic region, a vital role covering one of the most diverse parts of the U.S. From the struggling schools of Philadelphia, to the ambitions of the Maryland governor, to rural mountain communities threatening to secede and traditional coastline industries fighting to survive, the region offers rich opportunity for an energetic, curious reporter. The right candidate will possess a deep knowledge of the area, show an investigative bent, and be able to demonstrate a practiced eye for exclusive news and lively features. Stories will include breaking news, page-one deep ...
Extra Extra Monday: Billions given--not received, town sells water at a discount to NSA, Puerto Rico in financial troubles
Donor-advised funds: Where charity goes to wait | The Boston Globe
$45 billion of American philanthropic money has been given—but not received.
Utah town gave NSA a deal on water | The Salt Lake Tribune
Bluffdale agreed to sell water to the National Security Agency at a rate below its own guidelines and the Utah average in order to secure the contract and spur economic development in the town, according to records and interviews.
KCMO Homeland Security official under fire for awarding quarter-million dollar contract to neighbor | KSHB-Kansas City
A high-ranking federal law enforcement official with the Department of Homeland Security ...