Investigative Producer

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

Job Description

​5 On Your side is looking for an Investigative Producer.  We need a curious journalist who can research, write and help create stories that change St. Louis. This producer collaborates with other investigative team members to  produce compelling and impactful investigative stories by providing expertise in the data collection and analysis that turn a character-driven narrative for a impactful investigation.  A passion for storytelling is a must. 


Primary responsibilities are:

  • Enterprise investigative stories with the KSDK Investigative team that expose societal/systematic problems important to our community
  • Request public data and documents using federal, state and local open records laws
  • Analyze that data and find the story inside that data
  • Brainstorm ways to visualize a compelling and impactful story using that data for online, on TV and in social media platforms
  • Work with members of the team to fact check all reporting on all platforms prior to publication/air


Job Requirements


  • Collaborate with team members
  • Contribute to the team
  • Follow TEGNA and KSDK guidelines on ethical decision making
  • Hold teammates accountable for the same


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.


Job Snapshot

About Us

We are not a TV station.

We are an information center that believes in connecting with our communities across all platforms with a passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.

Day in and day out, EVERYONE at KSDK is committed to inform and protect, to showcase the greatness of St. Louis and celebrate the remarkable people who live here.

Yes, our trophy case has 70 years of journalistic hardware, but that is NOT where we hang our hat. At KSDK, we are here for something bigger than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of St. Louis. We are part of the community, and they are part of us.

We are 5 On Your Side.

If the above made you feel inspired, excited, empathetic or any emotion that motivates you do to amazing things, apply now!