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IRE hiring new training director; apply by Nov. 20

Investigative Reporters & Editors is adding a new position to our training team that helps journalists improve their investigative and data skills.

The trainer will help organize and conduct Watchdog Workshops, customized newsroom training, and national conferences; and develop innovative instructional materials in investigative and data journalism.

Location: Remote, with convenient access to an airport

Hours: Full time, with frequent travel and some weekends required for workshops or other training

Pay: $62,000 to $70,000, depending on experience.

What IRE needs: The position requires spreadsheet and watchdog skills, excellent public speaking ability, a passion for investigative reporting, frequent travel (including weekends) and the ability to work successfully from a remote office. Advanced data skills such as programming or visualization are preferred but not required.

What IRE offers: Collegial, creative and funny colleagues; a collaborative team atmosphere; and high impact in bolstering watchdog journalism around the world. IRE staff members are employees of the University of Missouri, with attractive health insurance, retirement and other benefits.

How to apply:

Read more details or apply online at this link by Nov. 20.

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

If you have questions, please contact IRE Executive Director Doug Haddix by email ( or phone (614-205-5420).

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