Careers – Land Intelligence

Investigative Journalist/ Research Analyst

Job Title
Investigative Journalist/ Research Analyst
Job ID
27560240
Location
Columbia,  SC 29201
Other Location
Dallas, Atlanta, Miami, Charlotte, DC Metro
Description

Investigative Reporter and Journalist

Job Summary:

Land Intelligence, Inc. is seeking an experienced Investigative Reporter to join our team.
We are focused on the land development and commercial real estate industry.

The ideal candidate will have a proven reputation as a trusted investigative journalist and will be known for digging deep to uncover the truth. They will have experience in delivering strong enterprise stories. This individual is ambitious and a creative storyteller with the ability to authentically engage and connect with our audience across all platforms. 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for investigating important and complex community issues by developing valuable sources and using the latest investigative tools, including data journalism, to expose problems and find solutions
  • Be tenacious in uncovering stories to develop exclusive and compelling investigative reports
  • Expected to develop investigative story lines for daily coverage as well as working investigative angles during big breaking news stories
  • Source and generate leads in an effort to create original and impactful short term and long term content
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Fluent in Social Media with the proven ability to create a strong social media presence and leverage social media to generate stories and gather viewer input
  • Showcase dynamic organization skills in order to juggle daily and long-term investigative projects in one of the nation’s top markets

Basic Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as an investigative reporter
  • Prior experience of range, from liquor boards and zoning hearings, to high level press events.
  • Exceptional reporting, writing and interviewing skills
  • Ability and willingness to use the latest technology and production techniques to shoot, write, edit and publish content under deadline
  • Ability to uncover stories through investigation and research
  • A collaborative self-starter
  • Successful in creating and maintaining reliable contact relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as an investigative reporter within a local TV station strongly preferred
  • On-camera experience working in a major market
  • Strong organizational, research and journalism skills

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting or related field or equivalent work experience

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