Illinois Newsroom Health & Environment Beat Reporter At Quad Cities NPR

November 13, 2017

WVIK, Quad Cities NPR, and Tri States Public Radio are seeking a Health and Environment Beat reporter, reporting on local, regional and state issues relating to health and environment and working on food agriculture issues with Harvest Public Media.

This position is part of the Illinois Newsroom, a new Regional Journalism Collaboration ("RJC") that is a joint effort between six station partners — including WVIK, Tri States Public Radio, WILL, WTVP, WSIU, and WUIS — the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting and Brant Houston, Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting at the University of Illinois College of Media.

The Illinois Newsroom will create in-depth content around three interconnected areas of relevance to the people of downstate Illinois: 1.) Political Impact 2.) Education and 3.) Health and Environment. This reporter will also be a part of the Harvest Public Media team, covering our food system from central Illinois for a network of partners across the Midwest.

This position will be hired by and based at the hiring partner stations. For more information or to apply click here.