Getting started: Introduction to CAR and the conference

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Kimbriell Kelly of Los Angeles Times; Charles Minshew of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 8 at 9:00am
  • Location: Grand Ballroom I
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Are you new to data journalism or does this happen to be your first time at a CAR conference? Is it time to up your game but you're not sure how to take the next step? If so, this session will help you get on track to make sure that you get the best experience possible from the 2018 CAR Conference. We'll highlight sessions and give you tips for success during and after the conference. 

Speaker Bios

  • Kimbriell Kelly is deputy editor for Enterprise & Investigations at the D.C. Bureau of the LA Times. A former investigative reporter at The Washington Post, she was part of a team that won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize documenting fatal police shootings; also a 2019 Pulitzer finalist for series on unsolved murders. Her 2016 series on housing disparities won an NABJ Salute to Excellence Award, and prior housing reporting sparked a lawsuit resulting in an $8.7 billion settlement. @kimbriell

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    Charles Minshew is the Director of Data Services for IRE and NICAR. He helps maintain the Database Library and helps members with custom data analysis needs. He most recently worked as a multimedia artist at the Orlando Sentinel, specializing in data visualization and analysis. He was also a member of the Denver Post staff that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage of the Aurora theater massacre. A 2013 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Georgia Southern University, Charles is a native of Rochelle, Ga. @CharlesMinshew

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