The Dallas Morning News is seeking an investigative reporter with a proven ability to land impactful projects.

This position is part of our seven-person investigative team, which is highly collaborative and driven by a mission to do public service. We strive to produce ambitious work that exposes abuse, tells powerful stories and inspires change.

The role is based in our Dallas newsroom and provides the freedom to explore projects that are not limited to any particular subject matter.

You will work closely with other reporters on the investigative team as well as a team of five data journalists.

The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience with landing impactful projects and winning awards. You must also be savvy about data and documents, adept at building sources and have a passion for telling stories about real people. 

Investigative reporting is at the core of our mission at The Dallas Morning News, a digitally focused newsroom and the winner of nine Pulitzer Prizes. In 2017, we moved into a newly renovated building in the heart of downtown Dallas. Its flagship website, dallasnews.com, attracts 8-10 million unique visitors a month. 

Requirements:

  • B.A./B.S. degree
  • 3 years of journalism experience 
  • Experience in an investigative position
  • Proven ability to manage multiple stories at the same time
  • Demonstrated skills for reporting deeply and writing with authority

Desired Skills:

  • An interest in taking risks and looking for innovative ways to tell stories both in writing and visually

Apply:

Please send your resume and investigative clips to: karisa.king@dallasnews.com