Fellow, Data Visuals

As part of the editorial staff, the Data Visuals team does a little bit of everything — from analyzing data and reporting to designing, building and managing special features like Starstruck and large-scale data apps like the Texas Public Schools Explorer. We’re looking for creative journalists with a penchant for coding to help us build interactive features across the site.You'll work directly with our interactive news designers and developers, reporters and editors in the newsroom. Fellows are first-class citizens on our team – in the past, they've had the opportunity to not only contribute to high-profile projects but to take the lead on them. For more info, here’s some insight from previous fellows on what they learned.Ideal candidates know a little bit about HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and/or Python/Django and would like to continue to hone their skills. They are passionate about web standards, willing to discuss and show their code and deeply interested in politics, policy and open government.To apply, send your resume, a cover letter describing your interest in the fellowship and links to previous projects and/or your GitHub account to Annie Daniel, designer/developer, at datavisualsfellowship at texastribune dot org.Application deadlines:Spring 2018 fellowship — Oct. 1, 2017Summer 2018 fellowship — Nov. 15, 2017 September 18, 2017 | The Texas Tribune
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