Fact Checker

Project On Government Oversight

Washington, District of Columbia

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Date Posted July 09, 2021
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Investigative
Job Status Full-time
Salary $50,000 to $55,000
Website https://www.pogo.org/


Founded in 1981 in partnership with whistleblowers, the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) is a nonpartisan independent watchdog that works to expose waste, corruption, abuse of power, and when the government fails to serve the public or silences those who report wrongdoing. We champion reforms to achieve a more effective, ethical, and accountable federal government that safeguards constitutional principles. POGO has an annual budget of more than $6 million, which supports a staff of over 45 employees.

POGO’s editorial team is looking for a talented Fact Checker to play an important role in ensuring the accuracy of POGO’s written products. The Fact Checker serves as one of the organization’s last line of defense in preventing mistakes and errors in all of our public facing products. The Fact Checker reports directly to POGO’s Supervising Editor.

We encourage potential applicants to apply even if they only have experience or familiarity in some of the areas described below. We fully recognize that many great candidates will not have experience in all of the areas we list, or they may have relevant experiences and skills that we have not listed or considered.

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Qualifications include:

Compensation benefits, and other information:

The job is full time and includes the listed benefits.

POGO offers employees access to shared office space in Washington, DC; however, this position is also available for full-time remote work.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: July 22, 2021

POGO is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. We encourage all interested and qualified individuals to apply.