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Ten Across/American Public Media Research Lab Data Journalism Fellowship

Employer
Arizona State University
Location
Tempe, Arizona, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Economics
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Fellowship
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Ten Across/American Public Media Research Lab Data Journalism Fellowship

Arizona State University

Journalism & Mass Comm

Campus: Tempe

85501BR

Job Description

The Journalism Fellow will provide essential research and communications support for a joint collaboration between the American Public Media (APM) Research Lab and the Ten Across initiative at Arizona State University. The position will help build necessary capacity to increase the relevance and reach of both organizations and raise their visibility locally and nationally.

Supporting and collaborating with existing staff members from both organizations, the Journalism Fellow partners with the teams to produce and distribute more unique analysis-with opportunities therein to create more revenue opportunities. This position, will give you the opportunity to develop skills and experiences related to data journalism, including research, analysis, reporting, digital storytelling and more as well as experience in public media operations. In addition to professional development, this position will expand their network with other professionals in the industry.

Salary:

$45,760 per year

Close Date

18-November-2022

Essential Duties

Contribute to and learn from a dynamic research start-up embedded in a nationally renown media organization, with numerous opportunities for professional growth, networking and support.
Prepare data visualizations, web content, newsletters and social media communications.
Review data, reports and web content for accuracy and clarity.
Assist with data collection.
Participate in research design and communicate survey findings.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related field; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Evidence of being an ASU graduate within last 12-months or currently enrolled in ASU graduate degree program.
Background/completed some coursework in social sciences, public health, public policy, economics, statistics, communications or journalism
Evidence of being detail-oriented individual
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Experience in being self-directed but willing to ask for help and direction as needed
Proficiency with Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
Evidence of enthusiasm for APM tagline of "bringing facts into focus"
Skills in data analysis, programming, design, infographics, digital displays, data visualization and/or interactives
Experience with data review, quality assurance, and/or copy-editing
Work experience with large datasets
Proficiency with statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, STATA
Experience with CMS such as Wordpress, Squarespace

Working Environment

Activities are performed on the TEMPE CAMPUS in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse
Frequently required to stand and walk to other areas of the school
Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
Ability to regularly change priorities to accomplish tasks with frequent interruptions
Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions
Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping
Moderate noise level
Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions

Department Statement

American Public Media is the largest station-based public radio organization in the U.S., combining multi-regional station operations, national content creation and distribution in one organization. With a portfolio that includes Live from Here with Chris Thile, BBC World Service, Marketplace and the leading classical music programming in the nation, APM is one of the largest producers of public radio programming in the world. One thousand stations carry American Public Media's 20-plus national programs. Its multi-regional station operations include 49 public radio stations and 42 translators in the Upper Midwest and California. APM podcasts offers a diverse array of podcasts featuring the best in food, culture, entertainment, business and investigative journalism.

American Public Media® (APM) is a premier producer and distributor of public radio programming and podcasts. APM is the largest producer and distributor of classical music programming in the United States. Among APM's award-winning portfolio of more than 20 national programs are Marketplace, The Splendid Table, and special coverage from APM Reports. The mission of American Public Media® is to enrich the mind and nourish the spirit, thereby assisting our audiences to enhance their lives, expand perspectives and strengthen their communities.

The APM Research Lab (www.apmresearchlab.org/) is a division of American Public Media aimed at informing the public by producing credible research and analysis-based content. The Research Lab conducts research projects of all types - surveys, demographic analyses, literature reviews, and more - and informs the work of partner organizations and the broader public through traditional reports, as well as infographics, blog posts, interactives, presentations, and other platforms.

Arizona State University's Ten Across initiative frames the U.S. Interstate 10 corridor as the premier observatory for the future, one which presents the challenges of the 21st century in their highest relief. The southernmost portion of the U.S., from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, offers a compelling window on what lies ahead for the nation. On the front lines of demographic, social, economic, and climate change, the Ten Across region contains the three most populous states, many of the largest and most rapidly growing metro areas, the energy capital of the world, many of the largest American international ports, extremes in weather and water-related challenges, and great diversity

and demographic change. Ten Across convenes diverse perspectives to better share information and to inspire proactive decision-making for resilience and sustainability.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Relocation Assistance - For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of experience.

To view full description or to apply please click this link: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494#jobDetails=4652888_5494

Arizona State University

Journalism & Mass Comm

Campus: Tempe

85501BR

Job Description

The Journalism Fellow will provide essential research and communications support for a joint collaboration between the American Public Media (APM) Research Lab and the Ten Across initiative at Arizona State University. The position will help build necessary capacity to increase the relevance and reach of both organizations and raise their visibility locally and nationally.

Supporting and collaborating with existing staff members from both organizations, the Journalism Fellow partners with the teams to produce and distribute more unique analysis-with opportunities therein to create more revenue opportunities. This position, will give you the opportunity to develop skills and experiences related to data journalism, including research, analysis, reporting, digital storytelling and more as well as experience in public media operations. In addition to professional development, this position will expand their network with other professionals in the industry.

Salary:

$45,760 per year

Close Date

18-November-2022

Essential Duties

Contribute to and learn from a dynamic research start-up embedded in a nationally renown media organization, with numerous opportunities for professional growth, networking and support.
Prepare data visualizations, web content, newsletters and social media communications.
Review data, reports and web content for accuracy and clarity.
Assist with data collection.
Participate in research design and communicate survey findings.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related field; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Evidence of being an ASU graduate within last 12-months or currently enrolled in ASU graduate degree program.
Background/completed some coursework in social sciences, public health, public policy, economics, statistics, communications or journalism
Evidence of being detail-oriented individual
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Experience in being self-directed but willing to ask for help and direction as needed
Proficiency with Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
Evidence of enthusiasm for APM tagline of "bringing facts into focus"
Skills in data analysis, programming, design, infographics, digital displays, data visualization and/or interactives
Experience with data review, quality assurance, and/or copy-editing
Work experience with large datasets
Proficiency with statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, STATA
Experience with CMS such as Wordpress, Squarespace

Working Environment

Activities are performed on the TEMPE CAMPUS in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse
Frequently required to stand and walk to other areas of the school
Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
Ability to regularly change priorities to accomplish tasks with frequent interruptions
Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions
Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping
Moderate noise level
Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions

Department Statement

American Public Media is the largest station-based public radio organization in the U.S., combining multi-regional station operations, national content creation and distribution in one organization. With a portfolio that includes Live from Here with Chris Thile, BBC World Service, Marketplace and the leading classical music programming in the nation, APM is one of the largest producers of public radio programming in the world. One thousand stations carry American Public Media's 20-plus national programs. Its multi-regional station operations include 49 public radio stations and 42 translators in the Upper Midwest and California. APM podcasts offers a diverse array of podcasts featuring the best in food, culture, entertainment, business and investigative journalism.

American Public Media® (APM) is a premier producer and distributor of public radio programming and podcasts. APM is the largest producer and distributor of classical music programming in the United States. Among APM's award-winning portfolio of more than 20 national programs are Marketplace, The Splendid Table, and special coverage from APM Reports. The mission of American Public Media® is to enrich the mind and nourish the spirit, thereby assisting our audiences to enhance their lives, expand perspectives and strengthen their communities.

The APM Research Lab (www.apmresearchlab.org/) is a division of American Public Media aimed at informing the public by producing credible research and analysis-based content. The Research Lab conducts research projects of all types - surveys, demographic analyses, literature reviews, and more - and informs the work of partner organizations and the broader public through traditional reports, as well as infographics, blog posts, interactives, presentations, and other platforms.

Arizona State University's Ten Across initiative frames the U.S. Interstate 10 corridor as the premier observatory for the future, one which presents the challenges of the 21st century in their highest relief. The southernmost portion of the U.S., from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, offers a compelling window on what lies ahead for the nation. On the front lines of demographic, social, economic, and climate change, the Ten Across region contains the three most populous states, many of the largest and most rapidly growing metro areas, the energy capital of the world, many of the largest American international ports, extremes in weather and water-related challenges, and great diversity

and demographic change. Ten Across convenes diverse perspectives to better share information and to inspire proactive decision-making for resilience and sustainability.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Relocation Assistance - For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of experience.

To view full description or to apply please click this link: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494#jobDetails=4652888_5494
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