Year in CAR

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Sarah Hutchins of IRE and NICAR; Brett Murphy of USA TODAY Network; Marianne Bouchart of Data Journalism Awards
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 8 at 10:15am
  • Location: Grand Ballroom I
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

What were the big stories of the year? What were the most creative uses of data analysis? See what your colleagues have been up to and pick up some story ideas at the same time. 

Speaker Bios

  • Marianne Bouchart is a data journalist based in France. She is the manager of the Data Journalism Awards. She is also the founder and director of HEI-DA, a media nonprofit building data journalism, open data and web innovation projects around the world. Before launching HEI-DA, Marianne spent 10 years in London where she worked as a web producer, data journalism and graphics editor for Bloomberg News. She also created the Data Journalism Blog in 2011. @Maid_Marianne

  • Sarah Hutchins is a training director for IRE & NICAR. She previously served as the organization’s editorial director, overseeing IRE’s publications and online platforms. Sarah has worked for daily newspapers in several states. Before joining IRE in 2014, she was a reporter at The Virginian-Pilot. Sarah has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Indiana University and a master's degree in data science and analytics from the University of Missouri. @sarhutch

  • Brett Murphy (@brettmmurphy) is a reporter on USA Today’s investigations desk. He’s also an adjunct journalism professor at George Washington University. Murphy co-founded Local Matters, a weekly newsletter curating the best local investigative reporting around the country. Murphy has won numerous journalism awards and was a 2018 Pulitzer finalist for his series on worker exploitation in the port trucking industry. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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