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Job Opportunity: Investigative reporter:VTDIGGER

Job description:

Date Published: July 08, 2018
Business Sector: Digital Media
Specialty: General Assignment
Job Status: Full-time
income: $45,000 to $54,000
Website: http://vtdigger.org

Description:

VTDigger.org is the premier everyday news organization in Vermont with 1 million unique readers a year.
We specialize in watchdog reporting on state government, business and politics. Our investigative work has been recognized nationally and we were recently called the “envy of the nonprofit news world” by Harvard’s Shorenstein Center.
VTDigger.org is seeking a reporter to drive investigations across our focus areas of coverage: criminal justice, health care, education, politics, the environment and business.
The investigative reporter will work out of our Montpelier office but have a statewide focus. The candidate must be willing to travel as needed.
The ideal candidate should be:
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a self-starter proficient at managing time, developing story ideas and producing publication-ready content with minimal editing and supervision.
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collaborative approach to reporting in-depth articles and a availability to produce iterative reporting on continuing stories, along with in-depth
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resourceful about obtaining public information in a state that routinely limits access to government records.
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familiar with collecting and analyzing data and using Information technology to verify and sharpen anecdotal reporting.
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a storyteller able to bring complex issues to life through compelling characters and narratives.
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able to think critically and creatively about how to use digital and visual storytelling elements, including photos, videos, and social media.
Required practice:
5+ years of professional journalism practice
practice leading in-depth investigations
Strong reporting and writing expertise

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Anne Galloway, executive director of the Vermont Journalism Trust, E-Mail: agalloway@vtdigger.org

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Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: Montpelier, Vermont
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 07/10/2018 / Viewed 20 times
Contact Information
Company: VTDIGGER
Contact Email: agalloway@vtdigger.org


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