ProPublica Is Hiring Senior Reporting Fellows We are looking for two senior reporting fellows to join one of America’s most innovative (and fun) investigative newsrooms. We’re not interested in you covering the news. Your job will be to do enterprising, hard-hitting stories, whether short, medium or long. Our fellows primarily report their own stories — like this one — and also collaborate with other reporters at ProPublica on big projects. Reporting fellows at ProPublica have gone on to work at The New York Times, Bloomberg, Politico, NPR, Center for Public Integrity and the Chicago Tribune — as well as ProPublica itself. The fellowship run for a year, pays $50,000 and includes full benefits. They will start at the beginning of 2020 and will be based at our headquarters in New York. We’re looking for someone who:
Recently graduated from college or journalism school, or is relatively early in their journalism career
Is committed to aggressively reporting stories about abuses of power
Really likes working with others. Everybody at ProPublica has their own superpower, whether it’s sourcing, document-diving, data, engagement or design. And we do our best work together.
We know there are great candidates who won’t fit everything we’ve described above, or who have important skills we haven’t thought of. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply. There’s a place on the application for you to tell us more. We are dedicated to improving our newsroom, in part by better reflecting the people we cover. (Here is a breakdown of our own staff.) We are committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages, and we’re taking active steps to meet this commitment. We especially encourage members of historically underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities. If all of this sounds exciting to you, apply using this form. The deadline for applications is Sunday Oct 27. Have questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.