Appointed as Media Impact Analyst, Center for Investigative Reporting


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, Political Science, City Univeristy of New York, Graduate Center

Position Description

CIR is the largest nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative reporting organization in the country, developing in-depth local, regional, national and international stories. It is also the only nonprofit journalism organization in the nation with the in-house ability to fully produce stories on multiple platforms including print/text, video, radio, interactive databases, graphic novels, animations and social media. This multi-disciplinary capability allows CIR to creatively distribute multiple aspects of each story’s narrative so that the broadest possible array of audience members can access, understand and act on the news. The Media Impact Analyst will join a team focused on creating a deeper understanding of the impact of multiplatform news media. Working closely with CIR's cross disciplinary team drawn from the technology, analytics, engagement, and development departments, the Analyst will have the opportunity to contribute to the launch of a new platform for designing, evaluating, and disseminating best practices
for journalism and media organizations to impact their communities increasingly effective ways. The Analyst will help position CIR as a leader in the journalism field in the creation of systems and science for understanding the impact of media in the networked social age.