Wedgeworth departs for NY Times

Cicely Wedgeworth will be joining The New York Times Washington bureau as a senior staff editor and a deputy weekend editor. Her new role begins September 13. Wedgeworth joins from, where she has worked for over 7 years, most recently as managing editor of news and insights. She has served in other roles as […]

WSJ, launch emerging housing markets index

The Wall Street Journal and have launched the WSJ/ emerging housing markets index which analyzes “a slate of housing market data, economic vitality, and lifestyle metrics to surface emerging housing markets that offer a high quality of life and are expected to see future home price appreciation.” Danielle Hale, chief economist at said: […] seeks data journalist is looking to hire a full-time data journalist. DUTIES: Pitch weekly real estate story ideas based on data Determine the datasets to use, write code to query databases as needed, and crunch the numbers Research, report, and write data stories QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s or master’s degree in journalism or related field (Preference for candidates […]