Company Info

890 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

Investigative Reporter

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Job Category: Radio
Job ID: 3035
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 09.17.2020


Job Description:

Be a part of the talented four-person investigative team at WBUR and collaborate with one of the best news outlets - ProPublica.

This is a special opportunity for someone who wants to report and produce original, comprehensive stories for multiple platforms based on in-depth information gathered from interviews, public records and data analysis. Much of the work will be co-produced and co-published with ProPublica and also appear on ProPublica's and WBUR’s websites as well as on radio. 

The reporter will request records as necessary, interpret them to formulate findings and communicate them to a variety of audiences in Greater Boston and New England, in audio production and multi-media digital platforms. The Reporter will build relationships with multiple news sources and numerous subject areas and institutions.

Job Requirements:

This position requires strong interviewing skills as well as deep knowledge of state and federal public records laws. The reporter will work with the investigative unit editor to translate complex issues -- producing segments for radio, digital platforms, and live forums. Five years of experience in investigative reporting and exceptional writing skills are required.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.