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Lee Enterprises Data Analyst - News and Production in Davenport, Iowa

Are you ready to lead change? Lee Enterprises is a media publisher in 77 U.S. markets. The content division is expanding to provide actionable analytics in support of our newsrooms’ digital transformation.

The new data analyst position delivers solutions for and editors to increase reader loyalty, engagement, and revenue. A successful candidate is data-driven, obsessively organized, and over-communicative. They will contribute to cross-functional teams across the organization to identify and enhance reporting on digital audience traffic, revenue, and subscription conversions on O&O websites, apps, email, social, distributive news platforms.

Establishing trust in data quality is a critical first step. Providing relevant data-driven solutions to business problems ensures long-term success in the position.


  • Maintain data quality and accuracy from multiple sources

  • Develop a methodology to process, merge and report data

  • Build and refine reports to reduce the labor of data discovery and interpretation

  • Define, prioritize and socialize opportunities within datasets

  • Use data to create models that depict trends in the customer base

  • Coordinate teams of internal stakeholders, vendors, and developers

  • Present newsroom production and audience data effectively and efficiently

  • Bring MVPs to test reporting capabilities while iterating existing reporting

  • Assist with data QA processes for certification

  • Assist with access controls and permissions

  • Juggle multiple projects concurrently

  • Identify, communicate and resolve risk proactively

Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to mathematics, computer engineering, business or data analytics

  • Experience in media and digital platforms

  • Experience preferred: SQL, Python, RegEx, APIs, Google Analytics, BigQuery, and DOMO

  • Obsessive attention to detail

  • Ability to learn emerging technologies

  • Effectively and efficiently convey ideas through words and illustrations

  • Ability to communicate in different settings - including remote offices, Slack, webinars, small groups and podium presentations

  • Proven influential leader with soft skills

Lee Enterprises is a Drug-free, Equal Opportunity Employer.