Investigative Reporter

Wilmington, DE, USA Req #8207

Monday, May 20, 2019

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit

News Journal / is seeking an investigative reporter to add to our award-winning watchdog and enterprise mission. We are looking for someone who relishes FOIA fights and understands the power of great journalism by telling the stories of real people and the issues that impact their lives. Our
ideal candidate is someone who will carry out our core public service missions: To protect reader interests, uncover wrongdoing and provide compelling context and analysis to our audience on various platforms. Experience with databases and presenting investigations in a digital-friendly way is expected. Strong organizational skills and a competitive and collaborative spirit are musts. You will love our newsroom's story and direction and you will love your new colleagues. Everyone in our room is expected to have a watchdog mindset, but this job is one of our top investigative reporting positions.


We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don't limit your upload to a resume; show us what you've done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:

  1. Your resume - one to two pages.
  2. A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.
  3. Links to 3-5 online samples of your work. Show us what you've 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 in a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.


Gannett Co., 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.

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