Produces quick-turn investigations, stories that often are spun from news of the moment, anything from the unexpected indictment of an elected official to an infrastructure collapse or a document dump that demands urgency. Expect a fast-paced environment with turn-arounds typically ranging from one-to-three days to a week or two. Because this reporter will often be paired with beat reporters across the newsroom, the ability to work well with others is crucial.

What You’ll Do

  • Write and report, clear, fast, well-organized investigative work
  • Generate a steady stream of story ideas that you can pursue on your own or with others
  • Be a persistent user of FOIA and public-records requests
  • Always report fairly, accurately and thoroughly
  • Ensure reporting offers a window on the communities we serve, that reflect their spirit, their personalities, their diversity
  • Dig for and gather news and information; synthesize it in strong prose
  • Make use of visual elements to augment storytelling
  • Build subject matter expertise and audience around a topic and cultivate sources
  • Aggregate topical news from other sources and add value
  • Use social media both as a reporting tool and as a venue for promoting work

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