Nate Silver hires data jockey Andrei Scheinkman

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Andrei Scheinkman is leaving his position as data editor of The Huffington Post to join 538 as deputy editor and director of data and technology, the franchise's founder, Nate Silver, announced. Scheinkman, who previously worked for The New York Times, will be in charge of hiring additional journalists, designers and developers to join 538's data visualization team. The announcement comes a day after Silver tweeted job openings for a director of business development, a features editor and a copy editor. Read the release here: http://goo.gl/PMbBA0

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