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MLB writer

FiveThirtyEight is seeking a reporter to lead our coverage of Major League Baseball. We’re looking for a creative writer with a passion for baseball and a firm grasp of the sport’s statistics. This includes traditional sabermetrics, newer metrics like those generated by Statcast and historical data. The ideal candidate has experience covering the sport or an MLB team for a newspaper, magazine, website or major media outlet. Read more»

NFL writer

We’re looking for a data-savvy reporter to lead our coverage of the NFL. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic writer who is well-versed in the game and all of its numbers — traditional statistics, advanced metrics and even deeper data (such as game-charting and player-tracking stats) that have emerged in recent seasons. Read more»

Elections writer/analyst

FiveThirtyEight is hiring an elections writer. This is a central role on our politics team heading into the 2018 and 2020 elections. It’s a job for someone who can help us execute and build on some of the things that FiveThirtyEight is best known for. Read more»

Politics editor

FiveThirtyEight is seeking a politics editor to help lead our coverage of the 2018 and 2020 elections. This is one of our most significant editor positions; this editor will be responsible for overseeing a team of staff and freelance writers covering the 2018 midterms (House, Senate and gubernatorial races) and the 2020 presidential election (primaries and general). Read more»

Senior writer, polls

FiveThirtyEight is seeking a senior reporter to write about politics, public opinion and the polling industry. This position is for an ambitious, experienced reporter and analyst who brings a deep understanding of both survey methods and U.S. politics — someone who can provide FiveThirtyEight readers with a clear understanding of what Americans think about political issues, and cover how polls are being used by campaigns, politicians, industry and the media. For more information about the role, send inquiries to with the phrase “Senior Writer, Polls” in the subject line.

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