Investigative Reporter II
American Public Media Group
Date: January 16, 2020
Who We Are:
The mission of American Public Media Group (APMG) is to enrich the mind and nourish the spirit, thereby enhancing the lives and expanding the perspectives of our audiences and assisting them in strengthening their communities. We aspire to be the leader in creating trusted and meaningful listening experiences with and for curious people, and we seek to create a diverse, inclusive culture focused on growth and outcomes to serve our audiences.
APMG’s primary operating divisions Minnesota Public Radio, Southern California Public Radio and American Public Media offer multi-regional FM broadcast channels, website, mobile and social media channels, live events, national content creation and distribution. Together, these divisions operate 49 public radio stations and 42 translators serving regional audiences in eight states from Minnesota, Michigan and the Upper Midwest to Idaho and California; distribute a portfolio of more than twenty national programs reaching nearly 20MM listeners weekly through 1,000 radio stations; serve rapidly growing audiences on digital, social and mobile platforms; and produce an increasing and diverse array of podcasts featuring the best in food, culture, entertainment, mental health, water, early brain development, business and investigative journalism.
APM Reports is adding to its investigative reporting staff. We have an opening for a Reporter II to focus in the area of elementary education. We need a journalist who relishes the hunt for previously unexamined facts, data and people and who has a talent for delivering top-notch writing across platforms. A penchant for nitty gritty research is required along with a deep knowledge of the art of public document requests. Sometimes you’ll work among a team of colleagues and other times you’ll work independently. That said, lone wolves need not apply — we need a team player. Your interviewing and data skills will need to be superior, along with an ability to balance multiple assignments. National reporting experience is valued, along with demonstrated examples of investigations you’ve either led or been a part of.
Job Title: Reporter II, Investigative
Job #: 229-20
Position is grant funded for 15 months
Application Deadline: January 30, 2020
Job Location: Flexible
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