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 the Deputy Editor for Enterprise and Investigations at the Los Angeles Times, Washington, D.C. Bureau. Prior to joining the Times in June, Kelly was a reporter on the Investigative Unit at The Washington Post, where she was part of the team that won a Pulitzer in 2015 for the examination of officer-involved shootings. She was a Pulitzer finalist in 2019 for her work on "Murder with Impunity,” a series on unsolved homicides. @kimbriell

  • Charles Minshew is the Director of Data Services for IRE and NICAR. He leads the Database Library, helps members with data analysis and is a trainer. An award-winning data journalist, he previously worked at the Orlando Sentinel and was a on the Denver Post team that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. A 2013 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Georgia Southern University, Charles is a native of Rochelle, Ga.

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