Job announcement: Sports Investigative Reporter, The Washington Post

Posted Oct. 16:

The Washington Post is seeking an investigative reporter to bolster its sports coverage.

We are searching for an experienced, motivated reporter who has a relentless curiosity about the forces that shape the sports world and a drive to illuminate them and hold them to account.

We’re looking for someone who has proven experience breaking stories, cultivating sources and obtaining documents, including through state and federal open records laws. Using the latest reporting techniques and technology, the candidate should be able to process legal and technical documents, synthesize complex reporting and write in a clear, engaging way.

The ideal candidate will be able to juggle long-term investigations with quick-turnaround news stories, and to pivot quickly toward developments that warrant deeper exploration. This person should have a record of using the tools of investigative reporting to craft narrative journalism that is revealing and engrossing.

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