Data Journalist

Location
Washington
Posted
Jul 29, 2014
Closes
Aug 28, 2014
Contact
Ms. Leigh Anne Terry
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities
•Write informative, accurate, and engaging weekly web features
•Create and share stories in new visual ways including data visualization, interactives, infographics and emerging platforms
•Delve beyond surface-level reporting to develop actionable case studies, highlighting background, specific topic, results & data, lessons learned, and follow-up action for readers
•Work with other writers to explore different visual story-telling techniques
•Identify new tools and partnership opportunities to create those visual stories

Requirements
•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of 3-5 years’ experience in database reporting.
•Ability to write clear and accurate stories
•Familiarity with computer-assisted reporting tools, especially MySQL and Excel
•Some programming ability (e.g., HTML CSS, Javascript, Python, jQuery) a big plus
•Outstanding attention to detail is a must
•Ability to work quickly and on deadline
•Ability to work collaboratively with reporters, editors, developers and product manager
•Previous media organization experience a plus
•Experience working with financial data also a plus.




To Apply

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