Government Finance & Accountability Reporter

The BGA is seeking an experienced and enterprising reporter who understands government finance, the state government and the legislature. This reporter will know the statewide issues, the players and the lobbyists. We’re looking for someone who is comfortable juggling short- and medium-term investigative and enterprise stories that set the coverage agenda for Chicago and across…

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Investigations Editor

The Better Government Association seeks a full-time Investigations Editor to lead our solutions journalism efforts. The Investigations Editor is a senior newsroom leader who will own and drive regular enterprise content, as well as lead our solutions journalism initiative. 

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Data Reporter

The Illinois Answers Project, a non-profit award-winning newsroom, is looking for a data reporter who can lead our database initiative and provide data visualization on key projects and investigations.

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Institutional Giving Manager

the BGA seeks an Institutional Giving Manager to serve as a key member of the institutional giving team, raising funds from foundations in support of the BGA’s newsroom, policy team, community outreach activities, media initiatives, and special projects.

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Events Coordinator

The Better Government Association is seeking a vibrant and engaging events professional to actively contribute to the successful planning and implementation of physical, hybrid and digital events for our growing organization. The Events Coordinator will plan and coordinate events centered around the work of the Illinois Answers Project, BGA Policy, and development team to enhance…

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Copy Editor

The Better Government Association is seeking a versatile copy editor who make sure our work is clear, error-free and well written. The editor will ensure that content meets the Better Government Association’s standards. This position will work with content from our newsroom, policy and development team. The ideal candidate can deftly collaborate with editors on complex investigative pieces, proofread newsletters and…

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