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Sr. Data Journalist / Sr. Research Associate, APM Research Lab

Job Summary

We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.

In our four years of existence, the APM Research Lab ( already has been cited in hundreds of publications, developed collaborations with several newsrooms, and cultivated a growing audience of our own. As the Senior Research Associate/Senior Data Journalist, you will help to continue establishing APM Research as a valued source of nonpartisan research and analysis, and source of expertise on public opinion research, demographic analysis, data visualization, and/or scientific reporting across a variety of topics (e.g., housing, labor force, immigration, elections, public health, etc.).

You will analyze data and conduct research that is useful to newsrooms and partners within the American Public Media Group (MPR News, Marketplace, SCPR, APM Reports, Call to Mind, and the Water Main) as well as other newsrooms and the broader American public. In this role, you will write reports and articles and contribute to web content, social media, and other means of “bringing facts into focus.” You will also help to develop, plan, and manage projects, and supervise interns or employees as needed.

Minimum Compensation: $64,300 annually. Exact salary determined by experience and education related to the role, organizational compensation structure, geographic location and internal equity.

Application Deadline: September 23, 2021

Location: Remote, USA (or at headquarters in St. Paul, MN)


Organization: American Public Media
Location: St. Paul MN US
Date Posted: September 3, 2021
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