Organization: Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Want to live in one of the best cities in one of the most interesting states in America while pursuing your dream job in investigative journalism?

The nonprofit Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is seeking an Investigations Editor who is passionate about holding power to account while helping to transform our 10-year-old news organization into an enduring institution.

Our new colleague will be skilled at editing but also adept at reporting stories independently or as part of a team, inspiring and training student and professional journalists alike, while engaging the public in our work.

The Investigations Editor, a newly created position, will edit and produce stories for Wisconsin Watch, our news outlet, and work closely with our five-member staff to shape the Center’s future. The Investigations Editor will be based at the Center’s office in the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Wisconsin Watch’s award-winning reports are published at, and content is made available at no charge to news organizations through our own distribution system plus a nationwide partnership with the Associated Press.

The editor will assist with management and training of interns and fellows, editing, fact-checking and reporting stories; and collaborative projects with journalistic partners and other organizations, among other duties.For salary, benefits, desired skills and experience, please see our full listing. If you have just some of the skills listed or others we failed to mention, please consider applying!