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Data Visuals – Fellowship

  • Full Time
  • Austin, Texas
  • Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's
  • Minimum Experience Required: 0-3 Years

Website The Texas Tribune

Are you ready to jump start your career in investigative journalism? The Scripps Howard Foundation offers a 12-month fellowship program in conjunction with the Scripps Washington Bureau/Newsy and The Texas Tribune. Young journalists – with no more than 5 years of professional experience in the industry – would work from Jun. 1, 2022 – May 26, 2023.

This staff member would work on audience-focused data stories that contextualize the rapidly changing state of Texas for readers. This person would be a key member of the data visuals team, working closely with other developers and reporters to tell creative visual stories. Ideal candidates demonstrate experience with data reporting and performing analysis with tools such as Python or R and/or creating graphics with JavaScript or Adobe Illustrator. They are passionate about web standards, willing to discuss and show their code, and deeply interested in politics, policy and open government.


  1. Completed Bachelor’s Degree by June 1, 2022
  2. No more than 5 years of professional experience in journalism
  3. Able to work from June 1, 2022 through May 26, 2023
  4. An online portfolio
  5. A passion for journalism and a desire to build your leadership skills

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Listing Expires: December 19, 2021
Major(s): Journalism, Media Production, Management, and Technology