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Company: New England Center for Investigative Reporting
Seeking Experienced Watchdog Reporter
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 3, 2013
Job ID: 1472811



The New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR), a nonprofit investigative reporting newsroom based at Boston University, is expanding. We're searching for an award-winning journalist with at least five-years experience doing in-depth investigative reporting. A proven track record of generating, reporting and writing hard-hitting watchdog stories that have impact is required.  Strong news judgment and organizational skills are essential.  Must have a demonstrated ability to work independently or part of a team.

Responsibilities include:

--producing stories for NECIR’s monthly Public Eye investigative reporting subscription service while juggling deeper-dive long-term investigative projects as well as occasional follow-up stories

--working collaboratively with NECIR reporters and editors as well as the editors of subscribing news outlets

--mentoring student journalists who assist with reporting/research. 


Bachelor’s Degree required.


--Strong source development, research, writing, reporting and problem-solving skills

--Familiarity with and ability to use databases and spreadsheets

--Ability to take initiative, receive constructive feedback and work with minimal supervision

--Team Player

Knowledge of Massachusetts/New England government/politics/businesses preferred

Salary: $70,000/year plus benefits

Contact:  Joe Bergantino, NECIR Co-Director,



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