Reporter, IFCN

The Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, FL USA

Work at The Poynter Institute


Level: Entry Level

Duration: Full-Time

Apply now if you want to be the next one breaking the news about misinformation!

The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) is searching for its new Reporter. The premier alliance of fact-checkers in the world needs its new team member who is passionate about writing and who is also deeply interested in covering mis/disinformation to be a full-time reporter.

The Reporter will have the opportunity to have access to more than 100 fact-checking organizations in more than 60 different countries and cover the ever-evolving fact-checking practice and its impact on the fight against misinformation. This person will also have the means to follow social media companies and their practices as far as their impact on our information ecosystem.

The hourly rate ranges from $20.50-$21.00, based on a 37.50-hour work week.

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