Investigative Reporter, Billy Penn

Posted by WHYY on December 13, 2022

WHYY serves the Philadelphia region with trusted journalism, eye-opening storytelling and intimate local arts programming. Our curiosity and commitment to this community is what drives our programming. It’s also what drives our hiring.

Billy Penn is looking for an experienced journalist to work as an investigative reporter. This person will deepen Billy Penn’s community impact and engage the local newsroom’s growing audience by producing enterprise reporting that uncovers new information or creates new understanding about the people, businesses, organizations, and cultural forces that define Philadelphia.

The ideal candidate can find interesting questions in everyday occurrences, investigate them with vigor, and translate the results into clear, compelling stories.

Top candidates will be adept at developing trust with sources; relentless in extracting information from authorities; skilled in requesting public records; proficient in data journalism; and able to get comfortable in communities that might not look like them.

Learn more and apply.

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