Investigative Reporter

Des Moines, Iowa
Jan 12, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

KCCI 8 News is looking for an investigative reporter to join a nationally-recognized, award-winning team of journalists.

Job Description

  • The investigative reporter will juggle multiple projects, working on long-term investigations while also being part of the daily editorial process.

  • Develop ideas for realistic, executable, timely and important investigations.

  • Develop key sources in order to break stories.

  • This reporter will be a versatile storyteller: able to delve into numbers, tell emotional stories and deliver active and creative live shots.  

  • Candidates should know how to analyze data and request public records.

  • They must be creative in the use of graphics and digital and social media platforms.

  • They should also be open to collaboration with an entire team of journalists.

Experience: Candidates must have a minimum of two years reporting experience, including experience turning investigative stories. This is not an entry-level position. A bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred.

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