Slate Looking for a News Developer

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Nov. 28 2011 7:09 AM

Slate Looking for a News Developer

If you’re a journalist who can program, you should apply.

Work For Slate

Slate is looking for a journalist with programming skills to work out of its New York or Washington, D.C., office. In this contract position, the journalist/developer will develop data projects and interactive features for Slate and our sub-site Slate Labs. There will also be opportunities for writing stories with strong data elements.

Ideal candidates will have strong journalistic instincts as well as programming experience. Applicants should have a strong knowledge of JavaScript, a basic understanding of SQL, and familiarity with at least one server-side scripting language. This is a 12-month contract position, without benefits.

To apply, email a cover letter; a résumé; links to three interactive/multimedia projects; and a short critique of any Slate Labs project. Please send applications to slatelabsjob@gmail.com with the subject line: Slate Labs Position. (Keep the emails to under 200 KB.) The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, Dec. 19.

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