Data Journalist – Newspaper Website

  • Editorial
  • Permanent
  • London W8 5SA
  • Salary: Generous salary and benefits

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Job reference:  31842

Big name, English newspaper website, read around the world, seeks data journalist to turn data into interesting stories – this is your chance to have high impact tuning information into fascinating stories.

You need to have a degree in journalism/ data science or statistics, to have actually worked as a data journalist and to have used Python and R.  In return you will be on board with one of the world’s biggest and most recognised media brands where there are great resources, a vast range of benefits (think subsidised canteen, onsite gym, retail discounts and onsite GP appts) as well as training and development that is second to none.

The Data Journalist’s Role:

  • Digest and be inspired by data to create articles across a wide range of subjects and sectors.
  • Work collaboratively and help reporters improve their data literacy at the same time as producing compelling data driven stories.
  • Can take the pressure and thrive in a busy national newspaper newsroom, meet tight deadlines and keep yourself up to date with the latest data journalism trends and tools all at the same time.

You:

  • Are a data journalist with the proven ability to create graphics from data: you’re a designer and a journalist alike.
  • Have a track record of generating original ideas from data driven stories.
  • Understand basic HTML and CSS, web page design and programming languages used by data journalists (Python, R, etc).
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