Data Journalist

EdSource, Oakland, California

Date Posted July 19, 2019
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Education
Job Status Full-time
Salary DOE


Founded in 1977, EdSource is a highly-respected independent, nonprofit organization with the largest team of state-based education reporters in the nation. Our principal focus is on California, within the context of education reform and innovation nationally.

EdSource is seeking an enterprising data journalist to join our growing team to analyze and present data in a way that will break new ground on issues of interest to California readers and beyond. 

The data journalist will work collaboratively with editors, reporters and the web developer/designer to produce interactive data-driven stories and web graphics that help translate complicated information into stories that engage and educate readers on California’s new school funding model, learning standards and the assessments that are reshaping the future of the state’s public education system.

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Along with the opportunity to do meaningful work with a team of experienced journalists, EdSource offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a range of medical plans, a retirement savings plan, generous vacation leave and paid holidays, as well as professional development opportunities.


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