Analytics Editor-News

News Sacramento, California Remote, United States


Come work with a team that makes a difference every day in the fast-moving world of local news. McClatchy is hiring two detail-oriented data analysts to join our growing News Analytics team, which provides actionable insights and analyses that inform audience and content strategies and tactics in our 30 newsrooms. 

You’ll need a strong blend of technical, analytical and communication skills and an ability to juggle multiple projects at once, from breaking news situations to long-range planning. A deep understanding of local news is a huge plus, as you’ll spend your days doing deep dives into audience and content data that will inform our journalism.

The ideal candidate is part journalist, part analyst and part project manager, able to track multiple experiments in multiple markets and to identify key metrics that determine the success of each. 

In partnership with the rest of the team, you’ll examine trends and advise on the best path forward using data-driven research. You’ll routinely create performance reports that include strategic insights, content highlights and actionable findings for McClatchy’s News leadership and editors in our newsrooms.

Successful candidates will be able to work both independently and as part of a team and will demonstrate strong problem-solving abilities. This is a remote position, so a familiarity with virtual communication tools such as Google Meet and Slack is a plus.

Our journalists help readers across the country live their best lives by providing breaking news coverage that keeps people safe during natural disasters, watchdog reporting that leads to reform and advice on how to stay safe, including during a deadly pandemic. The News Analytics team is with them every step of the way.


  • 3-5 years experience working with a digital media publisher and/or local news media.

  • Experience investigating and implementing data analytics at scale, in an organization with multiple brands, apps, and digital properties.

  • Expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Excel, data analysis and visualization,

  • Advanced experience with Adobe Marketing Cloud Analysis Workspace.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft’s Power BI, Tableau and Google Analytics is a plus.

  • Ability to communicate complicated ideas to journalists

  • Experience in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. 

  • Ability to adapt, developing new skills as needed.

  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues across the country.

  • Project management experience is a plus.


McClatchy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) for all applicants and employees. McClatchy considers all candidates without regard to basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, medical condition, family care status, pregnancy or physical disability (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), or any other basis protected by state and federal laws.