Fact Check reporter

Virtual Req #12438
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit Gannett.com/Careers to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policy to understand our privacy policy.

USA TODAY is seeking reporters to join its fact check team, which works primarily to vet questionable or misleading information circulating online and on social platforms.

The reporters should have strong research and writing skills. Previous reporting experience is required. Fairness and accuracy are paramount, as are strong writing, excellent news judgment and source building.

We're looking for a team player who is capable of working collaboratively with editors, other team members and reporters throughout USA TODAY and the 260 sites in the USA TODAY Network.

This position may require early morning, evening or weekend work and can be based anywhere.


  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or any subject in a liberal arts field from an accredited institution

  • Professional reporting experience/internship required

  • Strong research skills


Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status. 

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  • Job Family News
  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Hourly