News Investigative Reporter




News Investigative Reporter


Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!


 seeks an enterprising and aggressive reporter to join our team of investigative and consumer reporters. We are looking for someone with a clear understanding of how to dig for a story, research it, write it with impact, and use strong storytelling and TV production to make it impactful and memorable. Knowledge of the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) process, computer-assisted reporting, and data-driven reporting is required along with familiarity of legal issues related to investigative television news reporting are required. Strong writing skills and knowledge of current events is essential. Dynamic live television and storytelling skills are a must.

Vacancy Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:


Closing Date:





New York




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develop and maintain contacts and sources in the community to enterprise story ideas
  • Identify and pitch investigative angles to big daily news stories
  • Work closely with Producer, Executive Producer and managers to refine investigative pitches and story scripts
  • Write online versions of investigative reports and work with Digital Investigative Producer on "web extra" content for each investigation
  • Maintain an active social media presence to build your brand and solicit original story ideas
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Turning day-of investigations on the day's big stories as well as the longer investigations
  • A passion to investigate state and local government






  • 2 years of investigative reporting experience preferred
  • History of award-winning investigative journalism preferred


While applying online, please include a recent web link of your work.



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