Part-Time Data Reporter Temporary

WRAL-TV Raleigh, North Carolina


WRAL News has a unique opportunity for a part-time data reporter with a passion for data storytelling, collaborative journalism and strong writing to join a thriving newsroom that values in depth reporting and data-driven content. The data reporter will be part of WRAL’s Data Trackers team and will collect and analyze numbers and stats to discover impactful trends or storylines. This temporary position will be expected to work 25 - 30 hours a week, and while some time at the station is necessary, working remotely is also possible.

This person will be engaged in research, searching for patterns and connections in data, and be responsible for creating and updating databases as needed. This individual should have strong writing skills with the ability to be precise, while maintaining an authentic and conversational tone. The reporter will also work with developers and multimedia designers to create interactive and visual representations of data for digital and on-air platforms.
·         Experience analyzing data for trends
·         Strong writing skills
·         Database reporting and/or research experience
·         Knowledge of data visualization tools
·         Interest in learning about public records and investigative journalism

You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work at CBC. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have an accommodations process in place to evaluate those requests.

A pre-employment drug screening is required.  EOE, M/F.  All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free.  Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TVWRAZ-TVWRAL-FMWRAL-HD2WNGT-CDWCMC-FMWCMC-HD1WDNC-AMWCMC-HD2WCMC-HD3WCLY-AMWCMC-HD4MicrospaceWRAL Digital and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TVWILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball ClubBull City Hospitality, and Coastal Plain League in Durham, NC; The Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC, and Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC.