Are you a data-savvy journalist with a passion for turning numbers into news stories? This is the job for you!
Village Media, a leader in local news, is looking for a talented journalist to quarterback the data-driven reporting we produce across our expanding chain of community newsrooms. The ideal candidate is obsessed with numbers — and figuring out ways to dig up those numbers and find the stories buried inside.
As part of this role, the successful candidate will also oversee our internal polling system, Village I.Q. This will include managing national polls, working with local editors to craft the polls conducted in their markets, and using the results to tell important stories.
Bottom line: Village Media wants to produce a lot more data journalism — from breaking news to in-depth features — and we want you to lead our coverage.
The successful candidate for this position has:
If this sounds like the perfect position for you, we would love to hear from you! To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume, along with relevant samples of your work.
About Village Media
Village Media is where local news lives — and thrives. An ever-expanding network of community journalism websites, we cover the stories that matter most: the ones right in our backyards. A champion of hyperlocal news and information, Village Media publishes its articles on an innovative and scalable content management system (CMS) developed in-house. Born digital, our leading-edge company is a pioneer in its industry, continuously expanding its reach and changing the landscape of online news.
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