[School-of-data] JOB: the Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s new Data Lab Director
jackserle at tbij.com
Wed Jun 22 14:31:56 UTC 2016
London, presently our offices are in City University London (EC1V 4PB
On 22 June 2016 at 15:18, Edmund Akpor-Mensah <emensah at kean.edu> wrote:
> 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.
>> 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
>> The project has been funded thanks to the Google Digital News Initiative
>> 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
>> For more information:
>> 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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