Intro to data journalism

  • Event: 2017 New York Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Agustin Armendariz of The New York Times; Andrew Lehren of NBC News; Megan Luther of InvestigateTV; Sarah Ryley of The Trace
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jan. 27 at 9:00am
  • Location: Room 442
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

**Moderated by Megan Luther, IRE/NICAR

Speaker Bios

  • Agustin "Augie" Armendariz is a reporter at The New York Times who specializes in data analysis. Before that he was the senior data analyst at the The Center for Investigative Reporting, and worked at the San Diego-Union Tribune. He’s an alum of American University and the Center for Public Integrity. @agustin_NYT

  • Andy Lehren is senior editor for the NBC News investigative team. Previously at The New York Times. Led NBC’s work on the Implant Files collaboration. Mined the Snowden files. Probed Wikileaks diplomatic cables troves, including for the best-selling book “Open Secrets.” Covered the military, policing. terrorism, more. Honors include a Polk, Peabody, three IRE awards and contributing to a Pulitzer. Specializes in data journalism. Teaches  @cunyjschool. @lehrennbc

  • Megan Luther is an investigative producer with InvestigateTV, Gray Television's national investigative team. Previously, she was IRE's Senior Training Director. Other former titles include reporter, data analyst and overnight DJ. Megan, mother of two, works remotely in South Dakota. @MeganLuther

  • Sarah Ryley is an investigative reporter at The Trace, a nonprofit news outlet that covers gun issues. Previously, she was an investigative reporter and data editor at the New York Daily News, where her work triggered numerous policing reforms, including the passage of 22 laws, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. She has also taught data journalism and investigative reporting at CUNY and The New School. @MissRyley

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