ABC7-DC seeks an enterprising and aggressive Investigative Producer to join our 7 On Your Side investigative and consumer unit. Knowledge of the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) process, computer-assisted reporting, and data-driven reporting is required along with familiarity of legal issues related to investigative television news reporting. Strong writing skills and knowledge of current events is essential. Dynamic storytelling skills are a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain contacts and sources in the community to enterprise story ideas
  • Identify and pitch investigative angles on both long-form enterprise and big daily news stories
  • Work closely with Producer and Executive Producer to refine investigative pitches and story scripts
  • Write online versions of investigative reports and work with Digital Producers on “web extra” content for each investigation
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • 3 years of investigative producing experience preferred
  • History of award-winning investigative journalism preferred
  • Must be a strong storyteller with the ability to make the complicated understandable
  • Must be able to use all available tools to enhance stories, from graphics to social media
  • Should be able to generate story ideas and determine the legitimacy of viewer tips
  • Strong writer, storyteller. Must be naturally inquisitive with an interest in holding government officials accountable

While applying please provide an online portfolio link for review.

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