BIRN seeks chief investigations’ editor [Worldwide]

Posted on Mar 22, 2023 in Investigative Journalism

Investigative journalists and editors around the world can apply for a remote position.

The Balkan Investigative Regional Reporting Network (BIRN) is hiring a chief investigations’ editor.

Interested applicants must have a wealth of experience in investigative journalism, coordination of journalists and a strong understanding of current affairs in Southeast and Central Europe.

Responsibilities include developing investigative story ideas and assigning journalists to work on them; forming and leading a network of in-house and external investigative journalists to pitch stories and work on program-related investigations; and pre-editing drafts and fully preparing them before sending them to English copy editors.

Applicants must have a minimum of five years of editing investigative stories.

The deadline is March 31.