CALmatters is a media startup dedicated to explaining the policy and politics of America’s biggest state (and the world’s the eighth largest economy). We produce vivid, original journalism and data-driven news analyses distributed to more than 100 media partners and on

Why work at CALmatters:

You get to join a talented team of media professionals dedicated to telling the stories of what happens in the state Capitol. We’re a startup, which means every team member has a significant hand in determining our direction and success. We have the financial backing of smart, politically diverse funders and foundations who strongly believe in and support our work. Plus, we offer:

  • Excellent health and retirement benefits
  • Regular workshops and trainings
  • Annual professional development stipend

CALmatters is committed to diversity and especially encourages members of underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities.

Think you’ve got what it takes? Please email your inquiries to

Current Job Openings:

Data Intern