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Reporter I – Environment and Labor Team

The reporter will join the Center for Public Integrity’s Pulitzer-winning environment and labor team, working on individual stories and projects covering subjects such as worker health and safety, wage theft and other economic and social justice issues. The team’s goal is to produce powerful, character-driven stories that highlight regulatory lapses and corporate misconduct. Computer-assisted reporting skills are a plus, though not as essential as strong reporting and writing skills. All of the reporter’s work will appear on the Center’s website. There also will be opportunities to work with broadcast and online partners. Occasional travel encouraged.

Responsibilities and Expectations:

  1. Uses sources, documents, data and other tools to report and write investigative stories on the environment.
  2. Works with managing editor to develop story and project ideas.
  3. Works with Center’s digital team on video, graphics, etc.
  4. Coordinates with Center’s computer-assisted reporting team on data-driven stories and projects.
  5. Adheres to Code of Ethics and Editorial Standards and Practices of the Personnel Policy Manual and Employee Handbook.




  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience


  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Ability to develop sources
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


  • At least two years’ reporting experience, with a portfolio of enterprise stories


TO APPLY: Candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Please put the job title in the subject line.


About the Center for Public Integrity

The Center was founded in 1989 by Charles Lewis. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organizations. Our mission: To enhance democracy by revealing abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of trust by powerful public and private institutions, using the tools of investigative journalism.