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Dow Jones Data Journalist, Barron’s in MONTREAL, Canada

Job Description:

Barron’s is seeking a journalist who can illuminate compelling perspectives about the markets and business world through data analysis and visualizations.

For this position, we are placing a premium on original and insightful thinking as well as an ability to see exclusive stories in datasets. Candidates should be detailoriented and experienced data journalists, able to gather, clean, analyze and help visualize data in spreadsheets and relational databases. At its core, this is also a reporting and writing position, so the ability to report and tell stories is as important as the ability to work with data.

In some cases, this journalist will jump into a breaking story and explain its context with an insight pulled from readily available data. Other times, the reporter might be working on longer-term projects driven by database development. A collaborative approach is critical since this journalist will work closely with colleagues.

  • Identify great stories from datasets

  • Gather, clean, analyze and help visualize data in spreadsheets and relational databases.

  • Write clean, well-documented copy.

  • Expertise with Microsoft Excel is required, as is knowledge of R or an equivalent language.

  • Ability to perform spatial analysis with GIS programs like QGIS or ArcMap is preferred.

  • Knowledge of statistics

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Business Area: BG - BARRON'S

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

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Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 27926