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Data Visualization Reporter

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The Role / Position Overview

Money-Media, a fast growing division of the FT, is a profitable subscription-based content and data provider which delivers news and intelligence for specialized businesses through their extensive suite of products.

We are seeking a data visualization reporter to cover the financial advisor market as well as life insurance companies. This reporter will be able to help shape the overall data visualization strategy for two well-respected publications.

Key Responsibilities

Conceiving and executing long-term data analysis projects

Helping other reporters to create data visualizations and use data properly in their work

Help bulletproof and spot-check work done by other members of the newsroom

Interact with members of the financial community in different ways: as a reporter writing news, as a researcher obtaining data and as a coach helping other reporters on the pub think through how to make their stories more visually engaging

Required Skills / Experience
We are looking for a data reporter whose skillset sits at the intersection of design, programming and journalism.

Be on the cutting edge of data journalism and stay there as the industry continues to evolve

Ability to scrape, clean, analyze and otherwise wrangle data to write stories

Produce interactive features and create compelling visualizations online and in print

Experience working on multiple tasks under daily deadline pressure

Driven to continue learning and developing their skills to keep up with the rapid pace of change

We will invest in training sessions, classes and conferences to help reporter keep their skills up-to-date

What’s in it for you? Our Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), health coverage (medical, dental & vision insurance), 401k and company match, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.


Organization: Financial Times
Location: New York NY US
Date Posted: May 24, 2021
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