Data Reporter

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Based on experience
Posted
May 08, 2018
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

U.S. News & World Report is seeking an experienced reporter to write news stories based upon data provided by U.S. News partners and other public sources. This full-time position requires solid news reporting, data analysis and research skills, and the ability to identify, sort and manipulate third-party data sets. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of professional news reporting and writing experience, preferably in an online news environment.
  • Experience assembling and distilling data from multiple sources.
  • Strong research, writing and analytical skills, as well as familiarity with spreadsheets and database tools.
  • Interest in public policy in the fields of health, economics, education and governance.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple stories simultaneously and meet strict deadlines.
  • Strong understanding of SEO.
  • Familiarity with content management systems, web production and social media.
  • Experience with data visualization tools and software a plus.
  • College degree or equivalent.

Applicants must provide three writing/editing clips in addition to a résumé and cover letter. 

We are offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes healthcare, vision, dental, and 401(k) plan.

EOE

M/F/D/V

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