State Government/Issues Reporter

City:  Oklahoma City
Company:  Oklahoma Watch
Salary:  Competitive
Job Description:  Oklahoma Watch, a nonprofit media organization, is seeking an investigative reporter who can produce ground-breaking stories on significant state issues, government and politics. The position is to be based at the Oklahoma State Capitol.
The reporter should have several years of professional experience and an ability to report on complex topics and express the larger context of issues. He or she should be adept at tackling long-form stories and developing reliable sources on both sides of the political aisles. The job requires digging for revealing news and trends, generating exclusives, acquiring and analyzing data, and aggressively pursuing public records. Taking photos and simple video and recording audio will be part of the job.
Oklahoma Watch is a nonprofit, nonpartisan online news publication that produces in-depth and investigative content on public-policy issues, often focusing on the underprivileged. Our offices are at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.
Contact:  Send cover letter, resume, at least 10 samples of your work (in links or PDF format) and references to David Fritze, executive editor, at dfritze@oklahomawatch.org.