Interactive News Producer

Feb 27, 2014
Mar 29, 2014
The Chronicle
Digital Media
Full Time
Interactive News Producer

The Chronicle of Higher Education seeks an Interactive News Producer to join its Data & Interactives team, which works with both The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Chronicle of Philanthropy. The Interactive News Producer will create large- and small-scale projects that help The Chronicle effectively present news and data online. Using the latest web technologies, the producer will create engaging and informative data-driven news applications and multimedia narrative stories in collaboration with other members of the Data & Interactives team, reporters, and editors in both Chronicle newsrooms and with Chronicle’s technology group.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

•Work with Chronicle editors and reporters and with Chronicle technology staff to plan, design, develop, and promote interactive projects that will help us present complex information and data online.
•Produce innovative and effective news applications and multimedia narratives in an iterative fashion.
•Plan and execute online editorial projects, set milestones and deadlines, and collaborate with editors to set goals for these projects.
•Work with the database reporters to analyze and visualize data for use in interactive news projects.
•Consult with editors and other editorial staff to determine appropriate visualizations and other content for print editions.
•Assist web producers in publishing and presenting editorial content on and

The ideal candidate will have excellent time and project management skills, with ability to multitask under a fast-faced environment. Candidates must be comfortable working with and analyzing data. Strong knowledge of and adherence to best practices in HTML, CSS, Javascript, and jQuery required. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of 1-3 years’ experience in visual journalism, building interactive projects required.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to with “Interactive News Producer” in the subject heading. No phone calls, please.

The Chronicle is based in Washington, D.C. and offers excellent benefits including 24 paid vacation days a year.

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