ProPublica hires Deam to cover health care

ProPublica announced Friday that it has hired reporter Jenny Deam to cover health care in Washington, D.C. She starts on March 1. Deam comes to ProPublica from the Houston Chronicle, where she has worked since 2015. With an investigative focus on the business of health care, she wrote about health care fraud and the uneasy […]

ProPublica seeks applicants for Sullivan business fellowship

Corporate power is at its zenith in America today. We want you to help us hold ‪those corporations and interests to account as the Lorana Sullivan Business Fellow. We’re not interested in having you cover the news. Your job will be to do enterprising, hard-hitting business stories, whether short, medium or long. Our interests run […]

ProPublica seeks a technology platforms reporter

Technology, algorithms, social media and platforms play central roles in our democracy. The giants of technology decide the news we see, the connections we keep and the shape of our politics. We’re looking for a reporter who will help us hold them accountable, particularly when it comes to their role in spreading the disinformation and […]

ProPublica hires Bedi to cover government agencies

ProPublica announced that Neil Bedi is joining its Washington, D.C., newsroom as a reporter covering federal government agencies. He starts Feb. 1. Bedi comes to ProPublica from the Tampa Bay Times, where he was an investigative reporter and developer, and brings a unique skill set to his journalism. A graduate of the University of California, […]

ProPublica seeks health care reporter

ProPublica is hiring an investigative reporter to cover health care. The company seeks a reporter who: Has a track record of aggressive reporting Aches to report stories that are both important and powerfully told Is truly excited about all the possible ways we can do journalism nowadays Really likes working with others Interested candidates can […]

Johnson joins the Washington Post’s health and science team

Akilah Johnson will be joining the Washington Post’s health and science team to cover health disparities, a crucial area of coverage during these unprecedented times. Her new role begins Jan. 11. Currently, Johnson is a reporter at ProPublica, where she has covered the intersection of health, politics and race. Before that, Johnson was with Boston […]

ProPublica launches expansion plans

ProPublica is scaling up its local investigative journalism with the launch of three regional reporting hubs with two units covering the South and the Southwest. Also, ProPublica Illinois will be transformed into a unit covering a broader region of the Midwest. The company is also launching a Distinguished Fellows program to support proven investigative journalists […]

Washington Post hires Torbati as econ policy investigations reporter

Washington Post business editor David Cho, deputy business editor Zachary Goldfarb and economics editor Damian Paletta: We are delighted to announce that Yeganeh Torbati is joining The Washington Post as economic policy investigations reporter. She will play a central role on the economics team scrutinizing the tax, budget, trade and regulatory decisions made by Washington’s […]

ProPublica, Dow Jones, Bloomberg, NY Times sue SBA

ProPublica, The Washington Post, Bloomberg, The New York Times and Dow Jones, the publisher of The Wall Street Journal, sued the Small Business Administration on Tuesday over its refusal to release detailed information for loans provided through the $659 billion Paycheck Protection Program. Paul Kiel of ProPublica writes, “The SBA hasn’t argued that the names […]

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 […]