Hands-on: Computer-Assisted Reporting Workshop

  • Event: 2015 Nashville Higher Education Workshop
  • Speaker: Mark Horvit of University of Missouri
  • Date/Time: Friday, Feb. 13 at 9:00am
  • Location: See printed schedule for room information
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Attend this hands-on workshop and learn how to use Excel, a powerful electronic spreadsheet for deadline and beat reporting on budgets, salaries, election data and more. Also, learn how to dig deeper using the Internet and find valuable datasets for your stories. Class size is limited; register early to reserve a seat on a first-come, first-served basis.

Speaker Bios

  • Mark Horvit is an associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where he teaches investigative reporting, and is director of the school’s State Government Reporting Program. He previously served as executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting (NICAR). Horvit worked as a reporter and editor for 20 years before joining IRE.

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