Story editor—Washington, DC You are a seasoned news professional equally at home in 10,000 characters and 140. You love the narrative feature, the deep documents dive, the timely political scoop and the on-the-fly blog post. You make investigative stories more lyrical, lyrical ones more political. You relish working in a fast-paced setting, breaking news—and explaining the news. […]
This is a great story from the Onion. If, by chance, you don’t know The Onion, check it out. It’s hilarious. — Susan New York—Law enforcement officials confirmed Friday that four more copy editors were killed this week amid ongoing violence between two rival gangs divided by their loyalties to the The Associated Press Stylebook and The Chicago Manual […]
Susan Older, Displaced Journalists I got only 10 résumés four months ago when I asked the Displaced Journalists community — LinkedIn, this website, Facebook and Twitter — to help develop a talent pool of journalists seeking fair pay. When I asked for résumés, I had a client looking for a consortium of journalists who could be tapped […]
WASHINGTON — The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is seeking grant proposals for independent investigative projects from journalists who need support for travel and other reporting expenses. The deadline for proposals is 5 p.m. EDT, Monday, April 30. FIJ is interested in proposals that break new ground and expose wrongdoing. Projects relating to government accountability and […]
The Banyan project is devoted to serving the distinctive information needs of less-than-affluent Americans, a huge public that’s ill-served by mainstream journalism and has borne the brunt of the Great Recession.
Calling all aspiring ghosts.: Ellen Neuborne of Gotham Ghostwriters, says, “We hope you can join us for the free workshop we are co-hosting Tuesday night with the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) on how to get into the ghostwriting game.” Participants in Manhattan will be meeting at the NYU Journalism Institute, 20 Cooper Square […]
This is a Writer’s Lifeguard column Jules Older wrote before we started publishing his commentary here on Displaced Journalists. If you’re sensitive about reading what a few Amazon reviewers called “raunchy” language in reference to one of the books Jules mentions, stop reading now. Otherwise, enjoy. It’s one of those pieces that never loses its […]
Displaced Journalists: Underemployed journalist tries a new method — “Rent a Journalist.”
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WASHINGTON (March 8, 2011) — The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is seeking grant proposals for independent investigative projects from journalists who need support for travel and other reporting expenses. The deadline for proposals is 5 p.m. EDT, April 11. FIJ is particularly interested in proposals from reporters investigating issues in the United States, involving governmental […]keep looking »