• Investigative Reporter (GLD)

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/8/2019 2:58 PM)
    Requisition ID
    3614
    Category
    Editorial - Reporters
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Baltimore Sun is seeking an experienced investigative reporter for its investigative team. This reporter will conceive and produce investigations and also work closely with beat reporters around the newsroom to land both short-term and long-form projects. This reporter would likely report on a wide range of topics, including government, education, the judicial system and business. A strong background in investigative reporting and writing and public records research is essential. The reporter should be familiar with innovative ways to reach an audience online as well as in print.

    Responsibilities

    • Pitch and develop investigative and enterprise stories that readers can’t find anywhere else.
    • Work with visual and digital journalists to tell stories in a variety of media — photo galleries, videos, audio, timelines, charts, graphics, interactive tools and more.
    • Cultivate trust among a network of diverse sources 
    • Share news, engage with and grow a network of followers on social media.

    Qualifications

    • Three to five years of reporting experience at a daily news organization
    • Excellent writing skills and the ability to tell a story
    • Excellent news judgment and understanding of journalistic ethics
    • Experience working in a CMS
    • Proven ability to build an audience via social media
    • Familiarity with and interest in the Baltimore area 
    • Willingness to appear on camera
    • Working knowledge of photo and video 

    The Baltimore Sun is committed to building a diverse newsroom that reflects the people it covers and the audience it serves. Candidates are encouraged to highlight new perspectives they can bring to our team.

    To apply 

    Email Director of Content for Investigations/Enterprise Eileen Canzian (ecanzian@baltsun.com) with a cover letter, resume (as a PDF), references and links to five clips that demonstrate a combination of breaking news, enterprise and audience engagement, as well as any other links that demonstrate how you’d fit in this role. No phone calls, please.      

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