The Center for Public Integrity’s Pulitzer Prize-winning environment and labor team is seeking a reporter for “Carbon Wars,” an ongoing investigative project on the fossil-fuel industry.
This is an ideal position for a journalist eager to take his/her career to the next level by doing data-driven, in-depth reporting on subjects ranging from public-health and climate risks to political influence. The reporter will write for our website, www.publicintegrity.org, and for distribution through our many digital, print and broadcast partners — among them USA TODAY, The Washington Post, NPR, NBCnews.com, Slate, Salon and the Huffington Post.
The Center for Public Integrity is committed to hiring employees from diverse backgrounds with excellent investigative journalism skills. People of color, women, LGBTQ and differently-abled people are encouraged to apply.
Research and write investigative stories on the fossil-fuel industry’s activities and influence
Assist with acquiring, cleaning and analyzing data central to major stories
Collaborate on longer pieces with other team members
Compile documentation to facilitate fact-checking
Work with broadcast outlets to produce radio or TV versions of written stories
Write shorter enterprise pieces as warranted
At least five years of professional journalism experience
Computer-assisted reporting background a plus
Strong writing skills
Experience covering the Environmental Protection Agency and climate change
Adept developer of sources inside and outside of government
The Center for Public Integrity was founded in 1989 by investigative journalist Charles Lewis. We are one of the country's oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organizations. We are also the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting and the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting.
Our mission: To serve democracy by revealing abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of public trust by powerful public and private institutions, using the tools of investigative journalism.
To apply: Please send a resume, three references and five clips to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “reporting position” in email subject line.