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Applicants may send information to teresa@dolcefino.com. You will be contacted if the firm has additional questions.


PRODUCER OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDIA CONTENT

Location: 3701 Kirby Dr., Suite 560, Houston, Texas 77098 (Upper Kirby area)

Date Posted: 01/14/2020

Dolcefino Consulting is an ever-expanding investigative communications consulting firm, privately funded to expose public corruption, injustice and fraud. The firm also provides in crisis management, reputation management and litigation support services. As local newsrooms cut back on Investigative Journalism, an increasing number of people are turning to private firms like Dolcefino Consulting because of their thirst for aggressive pursuit of truth and justice. In addition, the firm provides advocacy, crisis management and litigation support services.

Responsibilities:

The Producer of Investigative Media Content is a critical position and will help take research findings to help compose press releases, investigative news videos and other media content tasks. These other tasks include
social media content and communications with other media organizations and outlets for investigative media content. Writing and producing skills are necessary. Interview skills are a necessity. This is a fast-paced high-
pressure environment and speed and accuracy is essential, along with the ability to communicate with other staff.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in broadcast journalism is required; experience in investigative news operations is
    preferable.
  • Able to write, edit and communicate effectively in a high-pressure environment.
  • Able to handle multiple complex production projects at once.
  • Self-starter, well organized, ambitious and passionate about the public right to know.
    Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested candidates should send resumes and cover letters to teresa@dolcefino.com.


LEGAL RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location: 3701 Kirby Dr., Suite 560, Houston, Texas 77098 (Upper Kirby area)

Date Posted: 01/14/2020

Dolcefino Consulting is an ever-expanding investigative communications consulting firm, privately funded to expose public corruption, injustice and fraud. The firm also provides in crisis management, reputation
management and litigation support services.

Dolcefino Consulting is seeking a full time Legal Research Specialist who will conduct investigative research and analysis as well as drafting and responding to requests filed under both the Texas Public Information Act
and the Freedom of Information Act. This candidate should also be prepared to tackle other research tasks and data analysis as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft requests for records and responses to requests to withhold records under the Texas Public
    Information Act and Freedom of Information Act.
  • Assist in investigative research into government agencies, elected officials, judges, lawyers and the
    focus of other ongoing investigative media consulting projects.
  • Manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Think strategically and demonstrate excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Suggested Qualifications:

  • Paralegal experience, private investigator experience; or investigative media experience with an
    emphasis on handling requests for public records is strongly recommended.
  • Ability to write, edit and communicate effectively in a high-pressure environment
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized, ambitious and passionate about the public right to know.
    Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested candidates should send resumes and cover letters to teresa@dolcefino.com.


INVESTIGATIVE MEDIA REPORTER

Full-Time Position

Location: 3701 Kirby Dr, Houston TX

Experience: Broadcast news or print journalism experience as a reporter or special projects producer, or private investigation or law enforcement experience with a keen interest in journalism.

Date Posted: December 9, 2019

SUMMARY:

Dolcefino Consulting is an ever-expanding Houston based war-time communications consulting and advocacy firm privately funded to expose public corruption, injustice, fraud, and corporate malfeasance.

The President of Dolcefino Consulting is Wayne Dolcefino, a longtime investigative journalist who headed the award-winning 13 Undercover Investigative Unit at KTRK -TV. Dolcefino has won 30 Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Arts and Sciences and three medals from the Investigative Reporters and Editors.

Dolcefino Consulting is seeking a critical new addition to our investigative consulting team, preferably a journalist with investigative news experience who likes to dig, can analyze public records and computer research to identify leads, a confident and aggressive interviewer, with the ability to write and prepare content for the social media presence of Dolcefino Consulting and be available for interviews in the production of Dolcefino Consulting videos. The company retains all editorial control over our social
media product.

Dolcefino Consulting is a fast-paced workplace environment, so we need a candidate who will thrive in a company known for its aggressive posture. The firm excels in public corruption, judicial injustice, crisis management, reputation management, litigation support, and opposition research.

Skills should include:

  • Strategic thinking and excellent organization planning skills with attention to detail.
  • This position is document intensive. Candidate must be able to communicate well with the President of the company and keep him updated on the status of production. Excellent organization and communication are imperative.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter, ambitious, and passionate about the public right to know.
  • Ability to write and edit effectively.
  • Ability to manage multiple key initiatives and projects concurrently.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
  • Must be available on weekends and nights as needed in a crisis environment

BENEFITS AND PAY:

Dolcefino Consulting provides benefits to employees, which will be outlined for candidates who are finalists for the job.

Interested parties should send resumes and examples of work to teresa@dolcefino.com


INTERN

Dolcefino Consulting is offering paid internships for college or law school students engaged in the study of journalism or law.

Dolcefino Consulting is an investigative communications firm based in Houston, Texas.

The firm is run by president Wayne Dolcefino, long time investigative reporter.

Dolcefino formed Dolcefino Consulting in 2012, after leaving the 13 Undercover team at KTRK in Houston.

Applicants will participate in the research process. Video editing skills would be helpful, but not required. Dolcefino Consulting is a fast-paced non-traditional office, seeking a student who is efficient, motivated, and a self starter.

Dolcefino Consulting researches and exposes fraud, public corruption, waste of taxpayer dollars and abuse of power by public officials and entities. The company also provides political consulting, opposition research, and crisis management services.

Applicants may send information to teresa@dolcefino.com. You will be contacted if the firm has additional questions.

Interns will be required to work up to 20 hours a week.