This is a full-time – 2-year position. Georgia Public Broadcasting is looking for a Digital Journalist for a new journalism initiative that focuses on digital newsgathering and content along with live radio coverage from the GPB Newsroom and NPR. This journalism initiative is led by the Vice President of News, Marylynn Ryan. GPB is increasing coverage of public policy and the impact of those policies on citizens throughout the state of Georgia. The Digital Journalist will help strategize and oversee the collection and analysis of data to create original reporting for the News platforms and will work with the GPB graphics team to create data visualization graphics for digital. This journalist will have in depth knowledge and experience of wrangling data sets from government agencies and for finding trends and patterns that can elevate investigations that can lead to high impact stories for GPB. This is a two-year grant funded position and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. GPB is a top-10 radio market station. This person will be prolific at mining data and pitching stories and creating memorable distinctive journalism for all our platforms.
• Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent relevant experience, and/or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. • Must have at least five years of relevant experience. • Must have proven track record of research, pitching and publishing of original content of Data driven journalism • Excellent written and verbal communications skills. • Must have a keen attention to detail • Must be able to gather quality audio and editing in Adobe Audition or similar software. • Ability to edit and gather quality sound using Adobe Sound/Adobe Audition. • Must be able to work collaboratively, meet deadlines, juggle multiple tasks and multiple deadlines. • Must have the ability to translate data and research into compelling stories and engaging graphics • Proven writing skills. Experience writing using AP style. • Proficiency with data visualization software and editing skills. • Social media literacy a plus. Strong written and oral communication skills. • Must be comfortable working under tight deadlines, and able to work a flexible schedule, to include 7 days a week, nights, weekend and holidays when needed.
We Offer: Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, vision, life, specified illness and accidental insurance; Health and childcare spending accounts; Disability insurance; and opportunities for training and professional development.
To Apply: Upload resume, references and complete applicant form on the GPBs Job Center located at www.gpb.org/jobs. ONLY applications and resumes submitted through the GPB Job Center WILL BE ACCEPTED. Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled Georgia Public Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DATE POSTED: January 28, 2021 RECRUITMENT NUMBER: C-2-21
Internal Number: C-2-21
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Georgia Public Broadcasting's nine public television stations deliver quality PBS and locally produced programming to every county in Georgia, and to significant portions of surrounding states.
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