The State newspaper, based in Columbia, seeks a journalist with a proven background of investigative and enterprise reporting to join its South Carolina high-impact team.

We’re looking for a reporter who can produce deeply reported enterprise, change-inducing investigative and watchdog reporting and compelling storytelling. There are few jobs as good as this one. Prove to us you can be successful and come do work that makes a difference.

The successful candidate will be able to show:

– A proven track record of watchdog journalism.

– An ability to meet deadlines and juggle multiple projects at once.

– A history of using public records and data in reporting.

– An understanding of digital readership and how to leverage our best work on all platforms.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and a half-dozen links to your best work to executive editor Brian Tolley at btolley@thestate.com.

The State is part of the McClatchy Co. and an Equal Opportunity Employer.