Data Reporter - Reuters

JournalistUnspecified04/09/2015ReutersNew York City, New York, United StatesSpreadsheetsData SkillsSQLROpen SourceStatisticsGISExperience as a full-time reporter, including some time covering a beat and some enterprise/investigative reporting. Preference will be given to candidates with business reporting experience, knowledge of financial markets and experience with economic and financial data sets. Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, intermediate- to advanced SQL skills Pluses: enough programming skills to reshape/analyze difficult data sets; R or other open-source statistical programming skills; GISReuters is looking for a data reporter with a keen interest in producing ambitious, original, high-impact stories about business and finance. Candidates must have intermediate or advanced data analysis skills and a track record of bold beat and enterprise reporting. We want a data ninja who can hunt and slay data, resulting in stories that uncover business secrets, drive markets and challenge titans of industry. You must enjoy collaboration and have a sixth-sense for finding stories that matter. Our data reporters do not merely serve up data; they work with other reporters and editors to conceive stories and shape our reporting. This is a job for someone who is compulsive about fairness and accuracy, learns new skills quickly and brims with ideas about how Thomson Reuters’ proprietary financial data could inform stories. 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