- Investigative Reporter

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Investigative Reporter


Investigative Reporter

• Intermediate Level


KTRK is looking for a investigative reporter who isn’t afraid to hold people in powerful positions accountable. Houston’s top-rated legacy station, built on the work of legends like Marvin Zindler, has a history of hard-hitting, impactful investigative journalism.

Category Digital Media  Journalist/Reporter  Producers  Social Media 
Location Houston, Texas Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 10, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Our next investigator will be a leader in innovative and visual storytelling, as well as being the editorial leader of our investigative unit, including a producer and photojournalist.

The ideal candidate will have experience in open records, FOIA, media law, social and digital production. In addition to investigative pieces, this reporter will appear from time to time to assist in breaking news and daily news coverage.

  • Pitch, develop, write and produce investigative stories on all of ABC13’s platforms
  • Lead the investigative unit and serve as a liaison to news management
  • Be a resource during breaking news in helping find additional pieces as needed
  • Be active on social media regularly
Basic Qualifications
  • Basic knowledge of social media platforms
  • Basic knowledge of newsroom production systems, including Adobe Premiere
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or equivalent
  • Minimum five years’ experience in journalism or investigative journalism
Required Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or equivalent
Preferred Education
  • High School Diploma

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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