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Data-Investigative Reporter

Company: Arizona Daily Star
Location: Tucson
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Job Description:

The Arizona Daily Star is hiring an experienced data and investigative reporter. The ideal candidate has deep knowledge of creating and analyzing spreadsheets, a strong understanding of budgets and financial statements, experience in data visualization, and excellent interviewing and storytelling skills. He or she is skilled in time management and organization and is able to train and work closely with fellow reporters while working independently or on a team toward major investigative pieces. He or she can find and pitch investigative pieces with little supervision. Aggressive reporting, strong writing and compelling storytelling skills are mandatory. A minimum of 10 years experience is preferred, as is the ability to speak Spanish.

Responsibilities:



  • Works under the direction of a supervisor to develop story ideas and gather information in a fair and accurate manner through interviews with news sources, coverage of meetings and events, reading documents, analyzing data and other independent research.
  • Produces fair and accurate written reports in the most appropriate story form for the information at hand.
  • Writes stories that conform to the rules of spelling, grammar and style, with a compelling lead and strong organization including a clear beginning, middle and end.
  • Works toward becoming the community's leading voice in area of expertise. Develops knowledge and sources by creating source relationships, making beat calls, reading trade publications and otherwise collecting information to improve long-term coverage in assigned area.


    Requirements:



    • Prefer a bachelors degree in journalism or a related field and full-time experience or, at minimum, an internship writing for a news organization
    • Ability to work on tight deadlines and manage several tasks simultaneously
    • Hours include regular night and weekend shifts


      The Daily Star in Tucson, Arizona is the only local newspaper covering local breaking news. It has a tradition of serving the residents of Southern Arizona for over a century. As the home of the University of Arizona, Tucson is rich in cultural diversity and a commitment to educational excellence.

      We offer competitive compensation and a full benefits package along with a professional work environment focusing on growth opportunities for employees.

      The Arizona Daily Star is a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and background/MVR check prior to commencing employment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.Arizona Daily Star

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