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Investigative Reporter

WAVY-TV 10/WVBT FOX 43 is searching for an INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER who is driven to seek honest, relevant, compelling enterprise stories. The successful candidate will be relentless in the pursuit of the truth. You must have a proven track record of strong journalistic skills and supreme ethical standards. You will be required to cultivate sources, dig up source material from scratch, and organize several stories in various stages of development simultaneously.

We’re looking for someone who understands how to be professional and fair in investigative newsgathering techniques, and who knows how to take advantage of all resources available to a free press. We believe in the IRE mission of fostering excellence in investigative journalism and protecting the rights of investigative journalists.

This reporter will be a major part of the station’s online success by posting stories and other content on

Experience: At least 5 years of experience as a general assignment reporter at a commercial station is required.

Please send cover letter, resume, and DVD examples of your most recent stories that highlight your newsgathering, interviewing, and writing to:

Jim Gilchriest

News Director


300 Wavy St.

Portsmouth, VA 23704


No phone calls, please. EOE.