Winning T-shirt selected for NICAR19

The votes are in and the 2019 NICAR T-shirt has been selected! Casey Miller won our annual contest. You’ll be able to buy her design at the 2019 CAR Conference in Newport Beach. Any extra shirts will be available for purchase online in the IRE Store. Thanks to everyone who entered designs and voted.

Vote now for the NICAR19 T-shirt!

NICAR received some great designs for its annual T-shirt contest, and voting is now open! Voting will stay open for about one week, ending Sunday, Feb. 10 at midnight (PST). The proposal with the most votes will be sold as a T-shirt at the upcoming CAR Conference, March 7-10 in Newport Beach. The designer of the winning…

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Submit your Lightning Talk ideas by Feb. 8

Submissions are now open for Lightning Talks to be featured at #NICAR19 in Newport Beach. Lightning Talks, which take place on the Friday afternoon of the conference, are five-minute talks about a particular tool, skill or piece of advice learned from working on stories. The goal is to teach some practical tips in a fun…

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Send in your entries for the NICAR19 T-shirt contest

Earn bragging rights and help raise money for future NICAR training events by participating in our annual NICAR T-shirt contest. We will accept entries up through Sunday, Feb. 3. Send official entries as JPG or PNG files to Only submissions sent to that email will be entered in the contest.

A look inside the 25th CAR Conference taking place in Newport Beach!

The 2019 Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference will offer a record number of hands-on computer labs, Master Class workshops to hone your reporting and management skills, and a new track designed to help you understand key data journalism concepts. We’ll also be celebrating a milestone — the 25th CAR Conference — with several special sessions. The early-bird…

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Browse the #NICAR19 expected sessions list

We’ve posted a list of more than 130 expected panels, demos, commons and hands-on classes we’re planning for the 2019 CAR Conference in Newport Beach. This list is designed to help you make decisions about the conference (show it to your boss!), but it doesn’t include everything we’ll be offering. A few highlights: A “How it works” track…

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Find or become a mentor at #NICAR19

IRE is taking applications to participate in the mentorship program at the 2019 CAR Conference in Newport Beach, California. Click here to apply to be a mentor or to receive mentorship. Before the conference (March 7-10), IRE will pair mentors with mentees and make sure they connect in Newport Beach. These one-on-one sessions are opportunities…

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Registration opens for NICAR19

The #NICAR19 conference in Newport Beach, California, will feature a record number of hands-on computer labs, first-ever Master Class workshops and a celebration of the 25th national Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Conference. Registration is now open for the conference, which runs March 7-10. In response to record attendance at #NICAR18 in Chicago, IRE will increase the…

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