Short Job summary: Exversion Inc. (est. 2013), a visual data search engine, is looking for Freelance Journalists with a flair of creative writing to join the team. Candidates will pitch ideas to develop informative and compelling datasets. Tasks include collecting the data, publishing it for public consumption, and writing a blog post that highlights an interesting point about the dataset. Payment: to be discussed.
We’re looking for people with a mix of creative and technical skills to join our team and help collect it. Data journalists will pitch ideas for interesting datasets and if accepted will be given a budget for collecting them (scraping, surveying, etc). Journalists will clean the data appropriately, upload it for public use, then prepare a short blog post for us explaining some interesting component of the data.
Strong communication skills
A love of research
Know what a p-value is and why that is important
Nice to have:
Background in visualization and design
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