Records set at IRE national conference

Nearly 2,000 journalists attended the 2019 IRE national conference in Houston last week — a record number. The previous record had been 1,860 attendees at the 2016 IRE Conference in New Orleans. In addition, IRE membership reached a record high in May: 6,178 members. Those milestones are featured in the “State of IRE: 2019” report,…

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Six elected to IRE Board of Directors

IRE members returned two incumbents and elected four new members to the organization’s board Saturday. Incumbents Steven Rich (The Washington Post) and Cheryl W. Thompson (NPR) will be joined on the board by Bethany Barnes (Tampa Bay Times), Jodie Fleischer (WRC-TV NBC4, Washington, D.C), Cindy Galli (ABC News) and Brian M. Rosenthal (The New York…

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Michigan State University wins 2019 Golden Padlock Award

Investigative Reporters and Editors has named Michigan State University as the winner of its annual Golden Padlock Award recognizing the most secretive U.S. agency or individual. MSU was selected for this national honor for keeping sweeping sexual assault scandals under tight wraps, including serial abuse by disgraced team doctor Larry Nassar and hundreds of student…

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CNN donates $5,000 to IRE Journalist of Color Fellowship

CNN is contributing $5,000 to support IRE’s new Journalist of Color Investigative Reporting Fellowship. This yearlong fellowship is designed to increase the range of backgrounds, experiences and interests within the field of investigative journalism, where diverse perspectives are critically important. The fellowship is open to U.S journalists of color with at least three years of…

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Managing Editor

StateImpact Oklahoma and KGOU Radio seek a dynamic, innovative news leader to build upon a strong tradition of collaborative local, state and regional news and public affairs coverage and take it to the next level. The managing editor is a new position created by the partners of StateImpact Oklahoma (KGOU-FM, KOSU-FM, KWGS-FM and KCCU-FM) to…

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Multi-media Associate Producer

“Brian Ross Investigates” is a new weekly half-hour program that airs on the “Law&Crime” Network founded by ABC News Chief legal correspondent Dan Abrams, featuring former award winning ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross.  The weekly show features original investigations, live newsmaker interviews and a regular “Shout Out” segment highlighting the work of great…

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Deputy Director, Intelligence Project

Deputy Director, Intelligence Project at Southern Poverty Law Center in Atlanta Apply:  https://www.splcenter.org/about/careers/jobs?gh_jid=4305858002 Summary:  The Intelligence Project (IP), perhaps SPLC’s most well-known initiative, tracks the activity of a wide variety of hate groups and offers real-time information about their work. Anchored by the idea that the best way to combat the work of extremists is…

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Researcher and Advocate on Digital Rights

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY Researcher and Advocate on Digital Rights Business and Human Rights Division Application Deadline: July 27, 2019 The Business and Human Rights Division of Human Rights Watch (HRW) is seeking a Researcher and Advocate on Digital Rights to investigate, analyze, and advocate against human rights abuses related to online activities. The role of…

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Reporter

Title: StateImpact Oklahoma Reporter Reports to: StateImpact Oklahoma Managing Editor StateImpact Oklahoma seeks a curious, eager and tenacious reporter to join a team of journalists investigating, exploring and explaining how government policy shapes people’s lives and livelihoods in Oklahoma. And beyond. This reporter will file stories predominantly on education, its importance and its challenges. With…

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Researcher and Advocate

Researcher and Advocate on Children’s Rights in the Digital Age Children’s Rights Division Application Deadline: July 19, 2019 The Children’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch (HRW) is seeking a highly qualified Researcher and Advocate to investigate, analyze, and advocate against children’s human rights abuses worldwide in the digital environment. The role of the Researcher…

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Investigative Reporter

WABC-TV Eyewitness News is seeking a driven, hard-hitting and creative Investigative Reporter to join our 7 On Your Side team. Responsible for researching and developing exclusive and compelling investigative reports. Must be able to develop and maintain sources. You must have a strong social media presence and the ability to leverage social media to generate stories and gather…

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Data Reporter

VTDigger is the fastest growing daily news organization in Vermont with 320,000 unique readers a month, a staff of 24 and an annual budget of $2 million. We hold people accountable, push for action and search for solutions. We specialize in watchdog reporting on state government, business and politics. Our work has been recognized nationally…

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