The Investigative Reporter will use sourcing, data and intuition to find and break enterprise news stories, and create multi-part projects on air and in digital form. In addition to working on his or her own projects, the investigative reporter will also work with other reporters at CPR to increase the output of accountability investigative projects.
Identification with the mission and purpose of Colorado Public Radio.
Proficient in data reporting and analysis. Deep experience in open records requests using state laws and FOIA.
Comfortable using Excel spreadsheets and relational database software to mine data for stories.
Knowledgeable in libel laws and experienced in working with legal teams.
Minimum of 5 years experience in journalism with an emphasis on long-form and investigative reporting during at least part of that time.
To apply, submit a cover letter that includes where you learned of the job opening, resume, three professional references and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Investigative Reporter" in the subject line. Please also include links to samples of your work or projects you have led.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
No phone calls or drop ins please. Competitive salary and benefits.
Colorado Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer and encourages workplace diversity
About Colorado Public Radio
Colorado Public Radio is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization that produces and curates in-depth and meaningful news and music, establishing thoughtful connections to Colorado for listeners seeking to be informed, enlightened and entertained. Roughly 95 percent of CPR’s funds come from the private support of listeners, businesses and foundations.