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Program/Project Volunteer to support investigative journalism in the U.S.

Fund for Investigative Journalism


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Published 3 months ago

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Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

The Fund for Investigative Journalism, which provides grants and support to journalists for groundbreaking investigative stories that have an impact, seeks a Program/Project Volunteer. 


The organization:

The Fund for Investigative Journalism helps reporters produce stories that would often not be told otherwise. The Fund provides grants and critical support for about 50 unbiased, nonpartisan, high-quality investigative projects a year. Stories produced with the Fund’s support have sparked significant policy reforms at the local, state, federal and global levels and have won virtually every major journalism award, including multiple Pulitzer Prizes. The Fund is governed by a Board of experienced investigative journalists who review and vote on every grant application. 


The position:

In its 51styear, the Fund is expanding its reach and impact, and it seeks a volunteer to help support that growth. This position will play a key role in helping ensure that journalists are well supported and helping increase the organization’s reach and impact. The position requires at least a six-month commitment, and the schedule is part-time and flexible. The position is remote and reports to the Executive Director. 


Responsibilities and duties

·     Research

·     Drafting material 

·     Helping develop and maintain tracking systems

·     Helping implement educational/training programs

·     Conducting outreach to individuals and organizations 


Experience and skills required

·     Strong interest in investigative journalism (background in journalism preferred)

·     Demonstrated research and writing skills

·     Familiarity with Excel and Google’s full suite of cloud-based operations 


To apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to FIJstaffing@gmail.com

The Fund for Investigative Journalism, which provides grants and support to journalists for groundbreaking investigative stories that have an impact, seeks a Program/Project Volunteer. 


The organization:

The Fund for Investigative…

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How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume.

Please send a cover letter and resume.

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