The Blacklight is looking for investigative writers

The Blacklight  is looking for experienced freelance investigative journalists. Our focus is the impact of COVID-19 on Black and brown communities, especially in NYC. ABOUT THE COMPANY The Blacklight is the Amsterdam News’ investigative unit. It is dedicated to exposing wrongdoing and uncovering the truth wherever it may be, with focus on stories that impact […]

WBUR and ProPublica hiring for new investigative unit

WBUR and ProPublica have launched an investigative initiative which will look into work for both nonprofit organizations throughout New England. The outlets are also hiring for an investigative reporter for the new venture, reports the Journal. The hiring will be done jointly by WBUR and ProPublica. The new reporter will be joining the WBUR Investigations […]

Two-time Pulitzer winner Carreyrou to speak in Sun Valley

For investigative journalists, breaking a story that is truly life-changing in terms of career, audience and what it means for the world at large may only come around once. For two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter John Carreyrou, the story was Theranos, a company started by Elizabeth Holmes that promised “to revolutionize medicine by creating a medical […]

Miami family pledges $2.5 million to finance investigative journalism

As journalism feels pressure from business and political forces, civic leaders Ron and Charlene Esserman and their family are donating $2.5 million to help fund investigative journalism in South Florida. “We want to galvanize people to stand up for change, and that’s what a free press does,” Charlene Esserman said. On Monday, “The Esserman Family […]