2020 Quattrone Investigative Reporters’ Fellowships in Justice Journalism

DEADLINE for Applications: Dec. 16, 2019  Applications are now being accepted from working journalists, editors and columnists to apply for special fellowships in justice investigative reporting. Up to five fellowships will be available to experienced working reporters to train or assist them in developing projects that apply the “Sentinel Events” technique now used in pilot…

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Investigative Reporting Fellow

Reporters from around the country have partnered with the O’Brien Fellowship to produce great investigative/explanatory projects annually since 2013. Their journalism has examined water pollution, deaths of mentally ill inmates in America’s jails, overlooked stumbling blocks facing schools, exploitation of undocumented workers, homicides, a failed mental health system and more. For nine months, O’Brien fellows take up residence in Milwaukee, travel domestically or overseas…

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IRE promotes Hutchins as fifth full-time trainer

IRE Editorial Director Sarah Hutchins has been promoted to training director, becoming the organization’s fifth full-time trainer. She will join the largest training team in IRE’s history, led by Senior Training Director Denise Malan. Hutchins will lead efforts to expand the number of immersive data boot camps that IRE offers across the United States. She…

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Housing authorities refuse to find and remove radon

Public housing authorities across the country have refused to find and remove radioactive gas from inside tenants’ homes, leaving children, senior citizens and other vulnerable people unnecessarily exposed, an investigation by The Oregonian/OregonLive found. And the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development let them, shirking a 30-year-old legal mandate from Congress to fix the…

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Enter the Al Nakkula Police Writing Contest

Submissions being accepted for the national Al Nakkula Police Writing Contest, recognizing outstanding law-enforcement reporting during 2019.  First-place prize $2,000. Award presented at the Denver Press Club’s annual Damon Runyon dinner.  For details and instructions, visit https://www.colorado.edu/cmci/thenakaward Use discount code IREN20 for 10% off your entry fee.

Open call for IRE Award screeners

Want to get more involved with IRE but aren’t sure how? Consider volunteering your time as an IRE Awards screener. As a screener, you’ll be part of a team of journalists looking for the best investigative reporting in a single category, which means that you may have to read, listen to, or watch a couple dozen…

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Investigations Editor

From the publisher of POLITICO, Protocol is a new media company focused on the people, power, and politics of the technology industry. Protocol will equip decision-makers and innovators in tech, legacy businesses and public policy with the reporting and insights they need to navigate a world in rapid change. The ideal candidate will have significant…

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Society Director

The Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting in conjunction with the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media seeks a Society Director.   The mission of the Society is to increase the ranks, retention and profile of reporters and editors of color in the field of investigative reporting. The Society seeks to raise the awareness…

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