Thursday, May 27, 2021
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an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives
of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and
benefits, and advertiser products and services.
Our current portfolio of media
assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S.,
and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with
more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing
services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which
are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events
business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.
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USA TODAY is looking for an experienced investigative reporterinspired by the nation's biggest breaking news to dig deeperfor short- and long-term stories that hold powerful institutions and people to account.
We want journalists unafraid of asking tough questions, who wont lose sight of the story when combing through reams of records and data. We value accuracy, fairness and investigative work that uncovers wrongs and pinpoints whos responsible. Youll need a track record of building stories around real people. With the nation as your topic, you will have the freedom to range widely in pursuit of unique stories. You also will have opportunities to collaborate with other members of the I-team and work across the Gannett Network, partnering with the largest team of journalists in the U.S.
Our investigations team works from locations across the country so this position can be based at ourheadquarters in McLean, Virginia, at one of our local newsrooms, orremotely under the right circumstances.
At least five years of experience as a reporter for a daily news media organization, including a track record of compelling enterprise and/or investigative work.
Knack for making complex stories relatable on digital, print and social media platforms.
Deep understanding of how to use records and data in the service of strong storytelling.
Organizational ability to pursue short-term and long-term reporting efforts simultaneously.
We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, dont limit your upload to a resume; show us what youve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:
Your resume one to two pages
A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job
Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what youve written, produced, or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do in your desired role.
It is important that these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.
Gannett Co., Inc.is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.