Tag: hiring

by Rafat Ali

Starting up a news site has become the easiest thing in the world over the last decade, but building a long-lasting media company from scratch is among the hardest tasks in startupland. Having worked on a couple of these myself, I’ve always believed one of the most underrated barriers to entry for a media startup [...] more »

by Ted Han

We have a lot of projects going on at DocumentCloud, and to serve those goals, we’re looking for others to join us! For those who may be unfamiliar with our project, we’ve included the full details below. DocumentCloud is a web-based platform allowing journalists to upload, analyze, annotate, and publish primary source documents. We want [...] more »

by Lisa Williams

Now, I had something all ready to post, but I loved Chris O’Brien’s post on Mistakes I Made With The Next Newsroom Project that I’m going to do one of my own. I’ve been working on Placeblogger, a 2007 News Challenge Winner, with Tish Grier, over the past year and a half. Like a lot [...] more »

by Geoff Dougherty

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been interviewing candidates for an associate editor’s position at the Daily News. Several things about that process convinced me that the tide has turned, both for our organization and for online news: I’ve been explicit with our candidates about the risks involved. We’re a start-up, and it’s possible that [...] more »

by Dan Schultz

When I found out that I won the “First Annual News Challenge” I wasn’t sitting in an editor’s office or getting ready to talk at a conference about new media – I was in my dorm room trying to decide whether or not I wanted to order a pizza for dinner. All of a sudden [...] more »