Reporter

Injustice Watch

Chicago, Illinois

Date Posted November 18, 2022
Industry Digital Media, Nonprofit
Specialty Investigative
Job Status Full-time
Salary $65,000-$85,000
Website https://www.injusticewatch.org/about/jobs/

Description:

Injustice Watch is hiring reporters to cover the court system in Cook County and Illinois. The ideal candidates have knowledge of the courts or issues that intersect with the courts (such as domestic violence, juvenile justice, policing, or housing, to name a few). We’re looking for people who have experience covering issues of equity and justice and a desire to use enterprise and investigative techniques to further their reporting. This job is for someone who is committed to listening to and centering communities disproportionately affected by the legal system and to reporting through a racial equity lens.

The reporters will primarily contribute to long-term special projects that shed light on the court system, including but not limited to our judicial election guides. We’re looking for people who can generate ideas for ambitious investigative and public-service projects and work with a team to help execute them. The reporters will also collaborate with our community partners and Injustice Watch’s audience team to come up with innovative ways to connect community members with our public-service journalism.