The Tennessean, an award-winning newspaper and the largest media site in Tennessee, is seeking an investigative reporter to uncover wrongdoing, to highlight inequities and to produce impactful work that makes a difference for the people we serve.
This investigative reporter will approach stories with a desire to illustrate how people are impacted by what is reported and what changes are needed to benefit society. This reporter must be able to produce a mix of quick-turn investigative stories and long-term projects.
The ideal candidate is an aggressive reporter with a deep curiosity and unrelenting commitment to get to the bottom of an issue, hold individuals and institutions accountable, and identify better ways to address the problem.
We want a reporter who is comfortable digging into documents as developing sources; jumping in on breaking news as pursuing deep-dive pieces; working with words as gathering multimedia components that help tell the story.
This reporter will be part of our Investigative/Enterprise team and will collaborate on group projects as well as take on individual reporting efforts.
5+ years of reporting, with investigative or enterprise experience, at a daily newspaper or equivalent media.
Digital storytelling skills, including video and data a must.
Adept at using social media to tell stories, engage readers, and cover breaking news.
Commitment to develop and maintain sources; ability to meet deadlines, take initiative, receive constructive feedback and work as part of a team.
Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and multiple stories in a fast-paced environment.
A valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law.
When applying, please include a single document with as much of the following as possible: a brief cover letter, updated resume, and portfolio/clips/links to samples of your work. It’s important that these items be assembled into a single document, preferably in PDF format. The application will only allow one document upload. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration.
We offer a competitive base salary and career growth opportunities. We also offer you a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, Paid Time Off, Company Paid Holidays, employee discount programs and domestic partner benefits. Our 401(k) is top-notch and the contributions you make up to the first 5% are eligible for a 100% company match.
- Famille d’emplois News
- Fonction professionnelle Consumer
- Type de paie À heure
- Nashville, Tennessee, États-Unis