Excel 2: Using formulas for stories

  • Event: 2018 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: John Schoen of CNBC Digital
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 14 at 10:15am
  • Location: Coral B
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Much of Excel's power comes in the form of formulas. In this class, you'll learn how to use them to analyze data with the eye of a journalist. Yes, math will be involved, but it's totally worth it! This class will show you how calculations like change, percent change, rates and ratios can beef up your reporting.

This session is good for: Anyone who is comfortable navigating Excel.

Speaker Bios

  • John W. Schoen is an award-winning online journalist who has reported and written about economics and financial news for more than 30 years. He is currently a data reporter for CNBC Digital and has taught online journalism at Columbia University’s School of Journalism. @johnwschoen

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