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Data and Research Strategist
Title:Data and Research Strategist
Location:TX - Austin
Job Category:News Room / Editorial

Data and Research Strategist


The Data and Research Strategist will analyze/visualize audience data and market research to support newsrooms and evaluate trends/technologies that will impact journalism. They develop storyboards, dashboards and low-fidelity prototypes based on primary and secondary research that investigates impact, feasibility, and business cases. The data and research strategist will manage the development of these projects alongside necessary collaborators.


  • Proactively research, validate and maintain an organized landscape of market research, internal data, innovative trends and projects

  • Perform secondary, generative, and evaluative research before doing rapid design thinking and storyboarding with data

  • Share research and data with stakeholders to inform decisions across the company

  • Work alongside team to identify and execute promising areas of innovation within storytelling projects

  • Scrutinize research and data on strategic timetables: 12-36 months (tactics), 3-5 years (strategy), 5-10 years (vision) and 10+ years (evolution)

  • Evaluate the impact of projects over time and communicate that impact to stakeholders

  • Network with innovators inside and outside of the company

  • Learn new, necessary skills as a project demands

Skills & Experience:

  • One to two years previous experience in data and research strategy

    • Entry level applicants should have relevant internship experience

  • Data processing languages (SQL, Python, R)

  • Front-end languages for data display (JavaScript)

  • Experience using Google Data Studio, Power BI and/or Tableau

  • Ability to synthesize, present data/research directly and visually

  • Proactive, collaborative work style

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