Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: The Digital data reporter has the opportunity to elevate our journalism with a passion for digging deeper into a story through public records, FOIAs, and a desire to look beyond the news release to find the truth.
Candidates should have strong grammatical skills with a demonstrated ability to edit and self-edit. Experience writing for an online audience and knowledge of AP style is a plus. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with content management systems and SEO.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will be able to research and report through on-the-ground information gathering and phone calls. The digital data reporter will assist producers and reporters with brainstorming, finding, fine-tuning, fact-checking, and analyzing content.
The ideal candidate will share best practices and mentor others in data analysis and digital storytelling.