We’re Hiring An Affiliate Visible Journalist


UPDATE (March 29, 2022, 10:01 a.m.): We’re now not accepting functions for this place.

FiveThirtyEight is in search of a form and inventive Affiliate Visible Journalist to affix our Interactives and Graphics staff. This entry-level place is right for latest graduates and profession switchers, because it provides rapid entry to the expertise and mentorship essential to develop into a thriving member of the Interactives staff. Day-to-day work primarily entails creating static charts, however the Affiliate Visible Journalist can even have alternatives to work on interactives and infrequently pitch their very own work.

The Affiliate Visible Journalist will report back to both the Deputy Editor, Interactives and Graphics, or the Senior Editor, Interactives, and work carefully with the remainder of the Interactives staff, in addition to with reporters and editors throughout the newsroom. This full-time position with advantages is a U.S.-based place. As our places of work are in New York, we desire candidates based mostly within the New York space, however full-time distant work could also be thought of.

If in case you have questions, please e-mail Deputy Editor Chris Groskopf. To use, please submit a canopy letter and résumé by way of the Disney Careers portal


  • Crafting static and bespoke charts to accompany day by day and have tales underneath the supervision of editors or extra senior visible journalists
  • Contributing code and design to minor elements of interactive tasks as a sole contributor or to bigger elements when working in shut collaboration with extra senior visible journalists
  • Proactively studying no matter new technical expertise and area information are essential to succeed on every mission
  • Collaborating with the Interactives staff and the remainder of the newsroom by actively participating in routine workflow, reminiscent of copy modifying, story check-ins and mission retrospectives
  • Speaking mission standing, together with sudden roadblocks or delays, to collaborators and stakeholders in a well timed style
  • Giving and receiving candid suggestions to friends, colleagues and managers

Fundamental {Qualifications}:

  • A ardour for knowledge visualization and crafting graphics that inform a transparent story
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator
  • Some expertise utilizing front-end web-development applied sciences, reminiscent of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • The power to stability deadlines with alternatives to experiment and create new methods to visualise sports activities and politics knowledge
  • Enthusiasm for collaborating with different FiveThirtyEight journalists on their beats

Most popular {Qualifications}:

  • A stable understanding of U.S. politics, notably electoral politics, main U.S. sports activities and/or science
  • Fluency in fundamental statistics
  • Fluency in not less than one programming language, ideally JavaScript

That is an entry-level place so in case you don’t verify each field however nonetheless really feel like this might be an incredible position for you, please apply!

ABC Information and FiveThirtyEight are equal-opportunity employers. Candidates will obtain consideration for employment with out regard to race, shade, faith, intercourse, age, nationwide origin, sexual orientation, gender id, incapacity or protected veteran standing.

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