Data Editor Reporter - Reuters

Editor25/08/201525/08/2015ReutersNew York City, New York, United StatesStatisticsWritingData SkillsU.S. PoliticsThe job is based in New York and requires an instinct for statistics, an ability to work collaboratively with journalists across the newsroom and a flair for writing tightly and quickly. Candidates should have experience working in data journalism and a good grasp of U.S. politics and issues.We’re looking for a journalist with experience of data and politics to lead our news polling operations in the U.S. and help us produce agenda-setting news on political trends. You will manage every step of our polling process, from helping reporters craft questions for our panels, to administrating our polling database, spotting trends in the numbers, and reporting and writing several stories a week. Working with our polling partner Ipsos, you will look for opportunities to advance our political coverage, interpret results and stand out in a competitive field for election news. Reuters is the largest independent international news agency in the world. Founded over 160 years ago, Reuters provides society with the news it needs to be free, prosperous and informed. Each day our 2,600 journalists in nearly 200 locations around the globe deliver unparalleled international and national news coverage with speed, impartiality and insight. Each day, Reuters News is read and seen by more than 1 billion people worldwide through multiple platforms. Reuters stays true to the letter and spirit of the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles, ensuring independence, integrity and freedom from bias. If you believe you can bring something special to this role, we want to hear from you. You may have a non-traditional career path, education or background. If you meet the minimum qualifications for the role, let us know in a cover letter with your application. Reuters depends on diversity of thought and you could be just what we need.Apply