Training your newsroom to look for data and interactive ideas

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Rachel Schallom of independent journalist; Dana Williams of Pacific Daily News, Guam
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 12 at 9:00am
  • Location: Denver III-IV
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Traditional journalists often want to work on data and interactive pieces, but they don’t know where to start. We’ll share tips on how to train your newsroom to uncover ideas on their beat and keep the ideas flowing with thoughtful feedback and communication.

This session is good for: Anyone.

Read a recap of this session on the CAR Conference blog

Speaker Bios

  • Rachel Schallom is an editor and journalist with expertise in visual, data and investigative storytelling. Her work focuses on managing teams and projects, creating new products and experimenting with journalistic storytelling. Based in Miami, she has worked at Fusion and the Sun Sentinel. She is originally from St. Louis.@rschallom.

  • Dana Williams is the executive editor of the Pacific Daily News on Guam. She previously worked as the data editor at the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, and as an editor at the South Florida Sun Sentinel. @DatabaseDana.

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    Traditional journalists often want to work on data and interactive pieces, but they don’t know where to start. We’ll share tips on how to train your newsroom to uncover ideas on their beat and keep the ideas flowing with thoughtful feedback and communication.