Job Description

Media Monitoring Analyst


Full Time

Mid Level

Red Carrot is seeking a Media Analyst to conduct media monitoring for various federal government clients. This role may require an early morning start and weekends.


  • Identify and clip agency-relevant news articles. News clips are primarily collected using platforms such as Meltwater and LexisNexis
  • News Clips will be sorted into groups and listed under applicable headers; the analyst will be responsible for listing each group of articles by importance under each header based on their understanding of the news of the day, issues of importance to the agency, and agency priorities
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong interpersonal skills and a positive attitude
  • Must have experience in media monitoring
  • Must have at least a bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience
  • The ability to successfully organize, prioritize, and manage multiple concurrent projects
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with the ability to distill complex information and produce concise analyses and summaries of news topics
  • Knowledge of traditional media monitoring tools/practices
  • Working knowledge of social listening tools such as Meltwater, LexisNexis, or predecessor tools.
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365
  • Experience with LexisNexis or Meltwater