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Investigative Journalist
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Arlington, VA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Journalism
Requirements
  • A thorough interest in and understanding of the military, or an aptitude to learn it quickly
  • A thorough interest in tracking and investigating extremist movements and disinformation campaigns
  • Digesting and reporting data and trends on these topics in the military and veteran communities
  • Communicating closely with an editor and the team's other reporters to make sure Military Times is pursuing the most necessary stories
  • Developing a deep network of sources within the military and veteran communities for investigative purposes
  • Routinely filing freedom of information (FOIA) requests when agencies and the military won't cough up the goods
  • Potentially appearing on camera or video calls to discuss your work
  • Proactive reporting experience and a proven track record of investigative journalism
  • An obsession with objective journalism, both in the newsroom and in your public image, and a history of producing balanced and fair news stories
  • Strong knowledge of and adherence to Associated Press style
  • The ability to get stubborn sources to call you back, open up and then call back again
  • A professional, positive and energetic attitude that can garner respect from troops and media professionals alike
  • Creativity and a contemporary approach to storytelling across digital and print platforms
Sightline Media Group

51-200 employees

Company Overview
Sightline Media Group (formerly Gannett Government Media) is a provider of news & information in military, defense federal tech and C4ISR.