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Company: Better Government Assn. of Illinois
Position:
Freelance Investigative Journalists
Location:
Illinois
Job Status:  Freelance
Ad Expires: 
February 19, 2013
Job ID: 1462619

Description:

 

The Better Government Association (BGA) seeks experienced, freelance Investigative Journalists. The BGA is a nonprofit organization that combines investigative journalism, advocacy, and civic engagement to promote good government at the local, county, and state levels in Illinois.  Its offices are located in downtown Chicago.

 Job Requirements:  Track record in investigations and journalism; deep knowledge of and interest in government issues (understanding of Illinois government issues preferred); excellent writing skills; proven commitment to accuracy; ability to communicate effectively both on and offline; attention to detail; ability to work independently and react quickly; ability to work effectively in a competitive yet collaborative environment. Having a car and a sense of humor are a plus.

How to Apply:To apply, send resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to Robert Reed at rreed@bettergov.org. No phone calls, please.

Salary: BGA freelance rates are competitive.

Submission Deadline: Until filled.

Note: The BGA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – women, people of color and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Spanish language skills are welcome.

 

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