AmaBhungane has a vacancy for an investigative journalist who has what it takes to expose wrongdoing and hold power to account in a rapidly-changing media and socio-political environment.
The amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism is Southern Africa’s premier investigative journalism non-profit. We do agenda-setting investigative stories, help others do the same, and fight for the information rights investigative journalists need.
We publish via amaBhungane.co.za and a range of digital and print media partners.
Any applicant must: * have at least five years’ reporting experience and a track record of agenda-setting investigative breaks * have a solid grasp of the ethical and legal requirements of the field * write competently * have a passion for truth, justice and serving the public interest * be a self-motivator who can work independently and in a team * have a drivers’ licence valid in SA.
Attributes that will be a plus: * online investigative competencies and data management skills * an understanding of financial statements and concepts * a solid grasp of/competencies in the digital environment and social media * multilingualism
Individuals from a disadvantaged background are encouraged to apply. Remuneration is subject to negotiation.
Please email your CV, a short letter of motivation and two or three examples of previous work to [email protected] by March 20, 2017.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.