Investigative Reporter - News Journal

Journalist27/10/201502/11/2015News JournalNew Castle, Delaware, United States* Ability to produce top-notch watchdog journalism. * Exceptional cross-platform storytelling skills * Exceptional core journalism skills (reporting, producing, editing). * Deep understanding of and curiosity about competition for our customers' time and money. * Self-motivation and self-direction. * Advanced knowledge of social media and how to engage fan base on digital platforms in the public space. * Photo and video skills. * Effective communicator; able to get along with diverse personalities. * Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment. * Knows how to use time effectively in a 24-hour news environment. * Works collaboratively within a cross-functional environment. * Must embrace peer-to-peer feedback and training. * Applies innovative, creative thinking to support the company’s goals. * Writing, spelling, grammar, AP and local style. * Industry knowledge. * Organizational skills.* Command of media law and Principles of Ethical Conduct.The News Journal in Delaware is seeking a strong journalist to serve as an Enterprise / Investigative reporter to focus on in-depth stories of statewide significance for online and print that expose corruption and otherwise shine a light on the goings-on of government and other vital issues around Delaware. Our next investigative reporter must be an expert at combing data, filing FOIA requests and multimedia storytelling. This reporter is expected to provide a consistent stream of enterprise stories; high-impact work that resonates with the largest possible audience. This is not an entry-level job, but requires someonew ith a proven track record of investigative and enterprise reporting.Apply