Detroit officials win 2020 IRE Golden Padlock Award

Investigative Reporters and Editors has named the City of Detroit and Mayor Mike Duggan as the winner of its annual Golden Padlock Award, which recognizes the most secretive U.S. agency or individual. Detroit was selected for this national honor for its handling of a Detroit Free Press public information request and for ordering the destruction…

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IRE receives endowed gift to train college journalism students of color

An endowed gift to IRE from television journalist Rick Gevers and his wife, Karen Burns, will fund investigative journalism training for college students of color. With the gift, IRE has established the Rick Gevers-Karen Burns Diversity Fund for College Journalists. Income from the fund will provide IRE training, resources and support annually at Historically Black…

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Apply for the IRE Journalist of Color Investigative Reporting Fellowship

We’re looking for IRE’s next Journalist of Color Investigative Reporting Fellows! This yearlong program is designed to support diversity in investigative journalism. The 2021 fellowship is open to U.S journalists of color with at least three years of post-college work experience. Applicants currently working in a newsroom must receive the support of their employer; freelancers…

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Local News Editor

The Investigative Reporting Program at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley is seeking an experienced Local News Editor to lead coverage for Berkeley Journalism’s two community news sites, Richmond Confidential and Oakland North. This editor will work closely with journalism students to produce a broad range of stories about issues of vital importance…

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Senior Editor

The Investigative Reporting Program at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley is seeking an experienced senior editor to oversee a range of stories, including investigative projects conceived and executed by students. We’re looking for a collaborative leader and gifted storyteller who is excited about encouraging and empowering our incredibly diverse student body to…

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Investigative Reporters

Investigative Post, an award-winning nonprofit investigative reporting center in Buffalo, N.Y., is hiring reporters. We are looking for job candidates with investigative reporting skills and experience producing, or a willingness to learn to produce, stories for online, television and radio. Newspaper, television and radio experience are all valued, as are data skills. Reporting and writing…

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Video Editor

Dolcefino Consulting is a Houston based investigative communications consulting firm run by a long-time award-winning journalist, Wayne Dolcefino. The growing company creates a lot of its own production content for social media distribution, as part of a media strategy for private clients. The successful candidate for this role will have experience in television broadcast journalism…

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Marketing Manager

The Better Government Association (BGA), an award-winning government watchdog organization based in Chicago, seeks a full-time Marketing Manager with digital strategy and execution skills to build the BGA brand and audiences. This person will report directly to the Vice President of Operations. The Marketing Manager is a crucial player in spreading the BGA’s good work,…

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Web & Graphics Editor

The Better Government Association needs a full-time Web & Graphics Editor to lead our digital publishing and design efforts. This position is a key creative job in one of the nation’s most dynamic news markets: Designing graphic packages and presentation of major investigations and policy pieces; adapting the BGA website to changes in our content…

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Journalism Investigator

The Better Government Association (BGA) seeks a full-time journalist to conceive, report and write stories on government accountability with a focus on equity issues. The candidate should have experience using data, public records and shoe-leather reporting to write about how state and local governments have created or perpetuated inequality, particularly in Illinois’ historically underserved communities.…

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Local Politics Reporter

The Austin American-Statesman — the award-winning daily newspaper in Austin, Texas — is looking for an experienced reporter to join its local politics team. This is a high-impact beat, as it is responsible for ongoing coverage of local politics and public policy of high-interest to Austin taxpayers and readers, including the Austin mayor’s office, City…

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