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Data Visual Reporter

Wilmington, DE, USA Req #7840
Friday, April 12, 2019

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The News Journal/ is seeking a data reporter who can help raise the quality of data visuals and in-depth reporting at the state’s largest news source. The successful candidate has experience and expertise acquiring, organizing and presenting data in a way that is clear, attractive and informative for readers. He or she should also have solid skills with database management tools such as Excel, Access, SPSS, mapping software and SQL. Experience with coding and programming to analyze and present data a plus. We are looking for a reporter, someone who can find and tell stories, illustrated through these tools, and who can also work with other reporters.


  • At least 3 years of experience at a daily news organization.

  • Familiarity with digital storytelling tools and techniques.

  • Outstanding core journalism skills, including writing, spelling, grammar and AP style.

  • Must thrive in a competitive news market while possessing a collaborative spirit.

  • Deep understanding of journalism ethics.

  • Experience with social media, online metrics, third-party tools and content management systems.

  • Ability to multi-task.
  • This role requires a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law.


We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don’t limit your upload to a resume; show us what you’ve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:

  1. Your resume – one to two pages.
  2. A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.
  3. Links to 3-5 online samples of your work. Show us what you’ve produced or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do in your desired role.

It is important that these items be assembled in a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration. 

Gannett Co., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Other details

  • Job Family News
  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Wilmington, DE, USA