Job Category: Research, Writing

Location: Work from anywhere (U.S.)


New America is looking for part-time writer/researcher. ¬†This position can be remote and therefore be located anywhere for the right person. ¬†Want to inform and guide the national conversation about child care during this pivotal election year? We’re looking for someone with journalism, policy and data analysis experience who can help us tell compelling, data-driven stories about the state of child care in the U.S. for an upcoming report. This person would join a small team of journalists and policy analysts working towards the fall 2016 launch of a report that will map the child care landscape across the U.S., using new proprietary data and fresh framing on the issue. You’ll have the chance to report and write about state-specific stories, along with helping us to assess national policy barriers and trends. The pieces that you write will likely also be published with an outside media partner, as well as on a digital platform we are building for the report and data itself. This is a four-month, part-time contract position. Payment will be commensurate with time and experience.

Required Skills/ Work Experience:

  • Analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Policy analysis – (child care policy is preferred, but not required)
  • Journalism, or similar experience writing for a general audience
  • Video/multimedia production and editing (preferred, but not required)

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