Position at Al Jazeera Media Network
Producer (Data Journalist) Digital
Contract Type : Temporary
Al Jazeera Digital is looking for a Producer level Data Journalist to boost its data and visual storytelling output. The role involves working with Al Jazeera’s English language website to produce compelling daily and weekly data-led stories with a focus on the human stories from the global south.
The position is a remote freelance contract for one year (renewable).
Job Description : Editorial :
Must pitch and produce daily and weekly data-led stories that meets the news agenda.
Should be comfortable writing news and feature stories.
Should be comfortable analyzing and interpreting various data sets to extract compelling stories.
The role is not a technically position but a successful candidate must be comfortable sourcing, cleaning and analysing spreadsheets and reports.
Should be familiar with standard data journalism tools and platforms including charting and infographic tools such as Flourish or Datawrapper.
Should work with technical members of the team to extract meaningful stories from various types of digital platforms.
Should provide mentoring to associate and assistant producers and represent members of the interactive team across digital.
Should collaborate well with multi-skilled members (producers, developers, UI / UX designers).
Should be comfortable using design and editing tools including Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere.
Should apply mobile and desktop design solutions which maximize the user experience.
Should consistently pitch and produce creative storytelling techniques that foster innovation.