Data Reporter

Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, Emeryville/Remote, California

Date Posted October 10, 2020
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Investigative
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


About Us

The Center for Investigative Reporting engages and empowers the public through investigative journalism and groundbreaking storytelling that sparks action, improves lives, and protects our democracy. The Reveal website, public radio program, podcast and social media platforms are where we publish our multiplatform work. We are regularly recognized for our excellence, creativity, and impact.

Job Description

We are seeking a data reporter who will thrive on reporting and telling stories with data in collaboration with a newsroom of experienced and dedicated journalists. The data reporter will explore, clean and analyze datasets, document their code and processes, and communicate statistics and analyses to reporters, editors and Reveal’s audience. We value team players with a willingness to teach, learn and experiment.

You will report to Reveal’s data editor and interact daily with the data team and award-winning journalists in a highly collaborative newsroom that’s thinking big. The stories you work on may be adapted into long-form text, radio, documentary film or some other wild idea someone wants to try. 


Responsibilities include:

If you are passionate about our work and have a vision to share with us, please apply. We recognize that no one person will be equally strong in every area and that some candidates will bring other strengths or experiences that we haven’t described here. We will carefully consider every serious applicant.

This position is a salaried, full-time position with benefits. Reveal offers a generous compensation package that currently includes:

Our staff is currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our office is based in Emeryville, CA. We will consider remote and local candidates for this position. Candidates who are based in the San Francisco Bay Area will be able to work on-site when it is safe for our office to reopen. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter explaining your work experience, why you want to work at Reveal and what perspectives you can bring to the position to help make our newsroom better. The deadline to apply is Sunday, October 25.

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