[School-of-data] JOB: the Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s new Data Lab Director

Edmund Akpor-Mensah emensah at kean.edu
Wed Jun 22 14:18:38 UTC 2016

Where will the working location be please?
On Jun 22, 2016 2:02 PM, "Jack Serle" <jackserle at tbij.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> In case it's of interest to anyone on this list, my employer TBIJ is
> hiring a data lab director.
> Cheers,
> Jack
> Spec:
> The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is launching an ambitious
> journalism project aimed at providing data-led stories to local journalists.
> We are recruiting a director to lead this new project, who will build a
> four-person team and over the three year grant period deliver the project’s
> mission: to increase the number of public interest stories, underpinned by
> data and technology, that are published by local journalists.
> The Local Data Lab is a collaborative project working with a network of
> local journalists and bloggers to identify data that could provide local
> stories. It is expected that analysis of national-scale datasets by the Lab
> team will help supply local leads that will be developed by members of the
> network.
> The project has been funded thanks to the Google Digital News Initiative
> <https://www.digitalnewsinitiative.com/fund/#projects-anchor>.
> We are looking for an ambitious and entrepreneurial-minded candidate who
> has a strong understanding of how technology and data-led analysis can
> produce stories.
> This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to build an
> innovative, high-profile team working in the emerging data journalism
> sector.
> For more information:
> https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/2016/06/22/apply-bureaus-new-data-lab-director/
> To apply for the position please send a CV and covering letter to:
> labsjobs at tbij.com
> Closes July 18 at 9am.
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