Data Journalist (SF or NY)


From the publisher of POLITICO, Protocol is a new media company focused on the people, power, and politics of the technology industry. Protocol will equip decision-makers and innovators in tech, legacy businesses and public policy with the reporting and insights they need to navigate a world in rapid change.

We're hiring a data journalist, ideally based in San Francisco or New York.

The ideal candidate will have deep working knowledge of the tech industry, along with considerable experience finding and analyzing data sets and turning their findings into great stories.

The ideal candidate will be committed to creating a culture of high ambitions, big ideas, and truly excellent work – and also one that is caring, diverse, inclusive, and fun.

The data journalist will:

  • Identify data sets that might yield stories, and mine those datasets using modern analysis tools.
  • Work with data-visualization tools (such as Datawrapper) to publish in innovative ways.
  • Write stories to accompany their findings.
  • Collaborate with other Protocol journalists on dataviz projects.

Join us:

To apply, send a resume and cover letter, with the type of job you're seeking in the subject line, to jobs@protocol.com.

We're also hiring writers, editors, audio producers, an audience engagement expert, copy editors/web producers, and business development experts. Learn more.

Protocol believes a diverse and inclusive workplace enables us to do our best journalism. We welcome inquiries from people of all backgrounds.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities