Vote now for the NICAR20 T-shirt!

Help us pick a T-shirt to sell at the 2020 NICAR Conference in New Orleans! Voting will stay open for about one week, ending Sunday, Jan. 26 at midnight (PST). The designer of the winning T-shirt gets a free shirt and $50 in the IRE Store. Visit the contest page to view the designs and vote.

Malan promoted to IRE deputy executive director

Denise Malan has been named IRE’s deputy executive director. In her expanded role, Malan will oversee all of IRE’s training programs, event logistics and the IRE Resource Center. “As IRE has grown in recent years, it’s become clear that we need to consolidate all facets of training under one strong leader,” said Doug Haddix, IRE…

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2019 Philip Meyer Award winners announced

A sophisticated investigation that used machine learning to track hidden evidence connected to the opioid epidemic is the first-place winner in the 2019 Philip Meyer Journalism Awards. Other top awards go to investigations that uncovered substantial fire risks to communities in the West and tracked the causes of a refugee crisis in South Sudan. “This…

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IRE Radio Podcast | Fighting Fentanyl

Opioid addiction is a decades-long crisis that killed roughly 47,000 people in 2017 alone, largely due to the potency of fentanyl. But despite all the warning signs, Congress didn’t pass any legislation on opioids until 2016. On this week’s episode, we’ll hear how Katie Zezima of the Washington Post tracked inaction in Congress and visited…

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Send in your entries for the #NICAR20 T-shirt contest

Earn bragging rights and help raise money for future training events by participating in our annual NICAR Conference T-shirt contest. All ideas celebrating data and data journalism are welcome, from a simple, classic design with #NICAR20 on it to bad SQL puns (SELECT * FROM tshirts WHERE tshirts.thisone = “Awesome”). There are only a few…

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IRE bringing educator bootcamps to three locations

IRE will provide coast-to-coast training opportunities for college educators and students as part of the new IRE on Campus program. Educator bootcamps will take place in Tucson, Chicago and Syracuse. Additionally, two schools — San Diego State University and Florida A&M University — have also been selected to receive free custom training. Generous funding from…

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Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor of Professional Practice.

Opening Date: 2019-12-19 Job Opening Id: 520224 College/Division: College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts Department: Journalism and Media Job Information About the FIU College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts  The FIU College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) provides students with the distinct experience of working closely with an award-winning faculty in…

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Graduate Coordinator for Spanish Language Journalism Master’s Program

Opening Date: 2020-01-14 Job Opening Id: 520557 College/Division: College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts Department: Journalism and Media Job Information ABOUT THE FIU COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION, ARCHITECTURE + THE ARTS  The FIU College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) provides students with the distinct experience of working closely with an award-winning faculty in…

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Data Reporter

Job Summary: Michigan Radio, NPR’s largest member station in the state, is the place audiences come to for a deeper perspective about Michigan stories that show what’s at stake and why it matters. Its newsroom is looking for a curious, meticulous, and thorough data reporter.  The right candidate will be passionate about stories of interest…

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Shott Chair Professional-in-Residence in Investigative Journalism

West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media seeks applicants for a Full-time Professional-in-Residence for a position beginning July 2020 West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media is seeking an experienced and energetic candidate with a passion for watchdog journalism to reinvigorate our investigative reporting work, both in the classroom and in practice. As the Shott…

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Internships

The Investigative Reporting Workshop, a nonprofit news organization based at the American University School of Communication in Washington, D.C., is looking for smart, engaged college students and recent graduates from around the country for internships at our office in the summer of 2020. Positions include researchers, data journalists, videographers, graphic designers and web producers. Undergraduate…

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Investigative Reporter/Anchor

Job Description KUTV is seeking an enterprising and aggressive reporter to join our team of investigative and consumer reporters. We are looking for someone with a clear understanding of how to dig for a story, research it, write it with an edge, and use strong storytelling and TV production to make it impactful and memorable. Knowledge of the FOIA…

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