Six elected to IRE Board of Directors

IRE members returned two incumbents and elected four new members to the organization’s board Saturday. Incumbents Steven Rich (The Washington Post), Cheryl W. Thompson (NPR) will be joined on the board by Bethany Barnes (Tampa Bay Times), Jodie Fleischer (WRC-TV NBC4, Washington, D.C), Cindy Galli (ABC News), Brian M. Rosenthal (The New York Times). Other…

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Michigan State University wins 2019 Golden Padlock Award

Investigative Reporters and Editors has named Michigan State University as the winner of its annual Golden Padlock Award recognizing the most secretive U.S. agency or individual. MSU was selected for this national honor for keeping sweeping sexual assault scandals under tight wraps, including serial abuse by disgraced team doctor Larry Nassar and hundreds of student…

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CNN donates $5,000 to IRE Journalist of Color Fellowship

CNN is contributing $5,000 to support IRE’s new Journalist of Color Investigative Reporting Fellowship. This yearlong fellowship is designed to increase the range of backgrounds, experiences and interests within the field of investigative journalism, where diverse perspectives are critically important. The fellowship is open to U.S journalists of color with at least three years of…

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The Houston Chronicle’s IRE19 cheat sheet

WHERE TO EAT Best bets for a nice meal closest to the conference… XOCHI: James Beard Award-winning chef Hugo Ortega’s Oaxacan restaurant is a jewel in the city’s crown. Elemental mole sauces form the backbone of the menu; to taste them all, scooping with the house-ground corn tortillas, is to grasp Xochi’s singular greatness —…

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Turkish journalist Pelin Ünker awarded IRE’s Don Bolles Medal for courage

A Turkish investigative journalist, sentenced to prison for her truthful reporting on offshore investments by the country’s former prime minister, is the 2019 recipient of the Don Bolles Medal from Investigative Reporters and Editors. Pelin Ünker was sentenced in January to 13 months for “defamation and insult” of Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and his two…

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Reporter (Education Lab)

Do you know IDEA from ESSA, the Star Report from the Heckman Equation? Do you want to move beyond toxicity in news? Are you insatiably curious about the different factors that shape the experience of childhood in America today? If so, we want you to join us as a Reporter on our dynamic education team.…

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Evening Managing Editor

KSL.com is looking for an evening managing editor to help lead our evening crew and serve our audience in the Wasatch Front and beyond. This person will also maintain and strengthen KSL.com’s relationships with its media partners.  This person will report to the KSL.com News Director and will be instrumental in developing and implementing our strategy for…

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Investigations Editor

The Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada’s largest news organization, is seeking an award-winning editor to build and guide an investigative unit dedicated to timely, in-depth reporting and storytelling that changes laws, holds the powerful accountable and makes a difference in the lives of our readers. Candidates should have a track record of producing high-profile stories and projects…

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Investigative Reporter

The Dallas Morning News is looking for an accomplished investigative reporter to work in our Austin bureau. This position is part of a seven-person investigative team that is highly collaborative and imbued with a sense of mission. We aim to produce original work that exposes abuse, holds the powerful to account and compels change. Working…

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Consumer Producer

Primary Location: 2807 3rd Ave, Seattle,WA US Division: Cox Media Group Job Level: Individual Contributor Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time Schedule: Full-time Shift: Variable Requisition Number: 191957 CONSUMER PRODUCER SUMMARY:  The Consumer Producer is a self-starter who can work independently on investigative consumer stories.  They must have ability to conceptualize a story from…

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