freelance writer: data journalism for mainstream media

We are Datapico. We produce compelling content and tools based on data. Topics include education, politics, mobility, health, crime, environment and more.

We are a team of data designers, developers, data scientists with over 12 years serving clients internationally.We produce this work for brands and we promote it to the media and generate visibility and SEO benefit for our brand clients.

We need web savvy writers and journalists who can produce insightful, high impact, shareable insights and copy.

Our current need is part time and we would hope to convert to a full time engagement within 2 months.

Sample ideas we are working on currently:
– Monsanto Roundup: an updated timeline of cancer and court cases
– Monsanto Roundup: where you live, the food you eat and water we drink
– Here is the list of the Texas counties worst prepared for Climate Change
– New tool launched – How prepared is your county for climate change
– Don’t Actually Breath the Actual Air: The Philly clean air map
– The Fastest Improving High Schools in Chicago


SALARY: varies depending on experience.
TYPE: Freelance
DURATION: Temporary


John Coffey
201 7937234


We are looking for writers and reporters who have advanced knowledge and experience in digital journalism. You will collaborate with a data analyst, data designer and strategist to formulate the best narrative suggested by the data. – how to identify topics and narratives based on data presented by our team – ability to collaborate with data analyst and strategist – ability to compose compelling narratives on the topic – ability to pitch this to mainstream publications – knowledge of how to roll this out to social media Experience writing for buzzfeed, huffpo and other mainstream media is a big plus. We are more than ready to be impressed with – and give a fighting chance to – up and coming talent.


Deadline: May 31, 2019

pls send us an email to ( with information about you, your abilities, interests, portfolio.