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Investigative Reporter

Nashville, Tennessee, États-Unis Numéro de demande6006
14 mai 2019

The Tennessean, an award-winning newspaper and the largest media site in Tennessee, is seeking an investigative reporter to uncover wrongdoing, to highlight inequities and to produce impactful work that makes a difference for the people we serve.


This investigative reporter will approach stories with a desire to illustrate how people are impacted by what is reported and what changes are needed to benefit society. This reporter must be able to produce a mix of quick-turn investigative stories and long-term projects.

The ideal candidate is an aggressive reporter with a deep curiosity and unrelenting commitment to get to the bottom of an issue, hold individuals and institutions accountable, and identify better ways to address the problem.

We want a reporter who is comfortable digging into documents as developing sources; jumping in on breaking news as pursuing deep-dive pieces; working with words as gathering multimedia components that help tell the story.

This reporter will be part of our Investigative/Enterprise team and will collaborate on group projects as well as take on individual reporting efforts.


5+ years of reporting, with investigative or enterprise experience, at a daily newspaper or equivalent media.

Digital storytelling skills, including video and data a must.

Adept at using social media to tell stories, engage readers, and cover breaking news.

Commitment to develop and maintain sources; ability to meet deadlines, take initiative, receive constructive feedback and work as part of a team.


Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and multiple stories in a fast-paced environment.

A valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law.


Application Instructions:

When applying, please include a single document with as much of the following as possible:  a brief cover letter, updated resume, and portfolio/clips/links to samples of your work. It’s important that these items be assembled into a single document, preferably in PDF format. The application will only allow one document upload. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration.


We offer a competitive base salary and career growth opportunities. We also offer you a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, Paid Time Off, Company Paid Holidays, employee discount programs and domestic partner benefits. Our 401(k) is top-notch and the contributions you make up to the first 5% are eligible for a 100% company match.



Autres détails

  • Famille d’emplois News
  • Fonction professionnelle Consumer
  • Type de paie À heure
  • Nashville, Tennessee, États-Unis