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Mar
29

Investigative Post recruiting to hire a reporter

Investigative Post is looking for a hard-nosed reporter to join its award-winning team. Based in Buffalo, Investigative Post has earned a reputation as one of the leading local nonprofit investigative reporting centers in the country. We do newspaper-quality investigative reporting and produce stories for print, online, television and radio. Our reporters are adept producing pieces […]

Feb
12

Investigative Post seeking fundraiser

Investigative Post is in the market for a development director with a track record of building a strong donor and membership base. We are in an aggressive growth mode and looking for an energetic and accomplished fundraiser to expand our already substantial donor base. Investigative Post is an award-winning news organization focused on exposing corruption, […]

Jan
06

Police misconduct voted top story of ’17

Readers have voted Daniela Porat’s story about misconduct by Buffalo police as Investigative Post’s best story of 2017. Buffalo police who cross the line, published and broadcast Sept. 20, documented how the department’s Strike Force and Housing Unit conduct illegal searches and sometimes submit dubious testimony. Defense attorneys described some officers as “vigilantes” with a […]

Dec
19

Vote for best Investigative Post story of 2017

Investigative Post produced another bumper crop of hard-hitting stories in 2017. The best ones? We’ll leave that up to you readers to decide. Dan Telvock continued his relentless coverage of lead poisoning in Buffalo’s inner-city, radioactive contamination in Niagara County and pollution along Scajaquada Creek. Charlotte Keith exposed yet more wrongdoing and broken promises involving […]

Dec
09

Podcast: Reporters discuss government obstruction

This edition of Investigative Postcast features a Dec. 4 panel discussion on the growing hostility towards the press, and the public’s right to know, from the White House to the State House to City Hall. Panelists included Jerry Zremski, Washington bureau chief of The Buffalo News, Jimmy Vielkind, Albany bureau chief of Politico New York, and Steve Brown, […]

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Nov
09

iPost kicks off fundraising campaign

Want to double the value of your charitable donation? Investigative Post has a deal for you. Donations of up to $1,000 made through the end of this year are eligible for a dollar-for-dollar match under News Match, a national campaign to provide grassroots support for 501(c)(3) nonprofit news organizations like Investigative Post.  Donors who contribute at […]

Nov
05

iPost event to consider media under Trump

A lot has been made about President Trump’s attacks on the press, but politicians have been acting to thwart reporters and undermine the public’s right to know long before the president took office. The challenges confronting the press will be the topic of a Dec. 4 panel discussion at Big Ditch Brewing Co. hosted by […]

Oct
27

Podcast: Sarah Cohen on local reporting

This week’s podcast features the keynote address given by Sarah Cohen at Investigative Post’s annual benefit dinner Oct. 19. Cohen, who was part of a team at The Washington Post that won a Pulitzer Prize, and later an editor at The New York Times, focused her remarks on local news and investigative reporting. “The chaos […]