IRE Awards questionnaire packs now available

For the first time, IRE will offer its members the option of buying digital contest questionnaire packs to explore the best investigative work published in 2019. Anyone who enters the IRE Awards completes a thorough questionnaire, which provides a blueprint to unpack the investigation. The form includes detailed information about how the story idea originated,…

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IRE Radio Podcast | Broken Breath Tests

Police rely on alcohol breath tests to convict drunken drivers. But what happens when the machines they use aren’t reliable? Stacy Cowley of The New York Times looked into the problem of faulty breath test machines and found thousands of cases where the tests were thrown out. On this episode, Stacy breaks down how she…

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25 journalists receive IRE fellowships

Thanks to the generosity of financial supporters, IRE is fortunate to have funding available to provide fellowships for financial assistance to its Data Journalism Bootcamps and annual NICAR Conference. This month, IRE awarded 25 fellowships for the March 2020 Data Journalism Bootcamp and the 2020 NICAR conference.    Lei “Tommy” Xie, an associate professor at…

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IRE board supports release of jailed journalist in Benin

The board of Investigative Reporters and Editors joins other journalism organizations in support of the immediate release of Ignace Sossou, who is serving an 18-month prison sentence for doing his job as a journalist. Sossou is the head of production at Benin Web TV, and a member of the 3i investigative journalists’ network. He was convicted…

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Ronan Farrow to give IRE20 keynote speech

Acclaimed journalist Ronan Farrow will deliver the 2020 keynote address at the IRE national investigative journalism conference in June. The conference, featuring nearly 400 speakers and 200 sessions, will take place June 18-21 in the Washington, D.C., area. More details, including links to registration and lodging, are available on the #IRE20 conference page. “We are…

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IRE hires Madison Fleck as Editorial Director

Multimedia journalist Madison Fleck has been named IRE’s new Editorial Director. Since May 2017, Fleck has worked at ABC 17 in Columbia, Missouri, as a producer and content editor. She assigns stories and guides reporters; writes and edits stories for digital platforms and social media; and writes scripts. In addition, she is teaching a journalism…

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Investigative Data Reporter

If you’re hungry to do sophisticated, data-driven journalism in one of the most beautiful cities in the U.S., we have a job for you at inewsource. inewsource is a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom dedicated to improving lives in the San Diego region through investigative reporting with impact. Whether we’re writing about local government, transportation, education, health, taxes or…

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Weekend News Anchor & General Assignment Reporter

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197  full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising…

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Investigative Reporter

KMSP-TV, the FOX O and O in Minneapolis-St. Paul, has a rare opening for an experienced Investigative Reporter. We are filling the shoes of a 38 year market veteran. Your passion will be digging and questioning the status quo. If you’re reading this, you know this isn’t a 9-5. FOX 9 is committed to long…

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Investigative Reporter

Since we launched a little more than two years ago as ProPublica’s first regional newsroom, ProPublica Illinois has produced investigative journalism that has helped erase millions of dollars in debt, oust government officials, change state policy and free people from prison. Our stories have ranged from multipart examinations of the impact of video gambling across the state to a first-person reported essay…

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Head of Digital Strategy

Job Introduction  Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced candidate to lead the development of its digital strategy. This role sits on the Editorial Board of RFE/RL and as such will play a significant role in shaping the future priorities and direction of the entire News Division. We are looking for…

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Reporter/Producer

KGOU is seeking a motivated and creative Reporter/Producer to produce spot news, original features, ongoing series, special programs and podcasts consistent with our award-winning public service media mission. KGOU is an NPR affiliate that has received five regional Edward R. Murrow Awards and won the Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcasters award for Outstanding Radio News Operation…

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State Government Investigations Reporter

Our state government and politics team at The State in Columbia, S.C., is looking for a reporter dedicated to watchdog and investigative journalism. The investigative reporter will provide fast context to big breaking news stories and also be able to produce quick-turnaround enterprise stories as well as longer-term pieces. This reporter is skilled in obtaining…

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