The Washington Post is hiring a data specialist on a contractual basis through December to work on some of The Post’s most ambitious data sets for long-term investigative projects.
You will be part of the Post’s Advanced Storytelling Lab, working closely with investigations editors, the FOIA director and other newsroom teams to identify, scrape, clean and upload data sets to shared databases used for investigative stories.
You will also work with project leads to occasionally process documents through optical character recognition (OCR) tools.
Candidates should upload a resume and cover letter to the jobs portal by May 11.
This position will be based in Washington.