First graphics app: Node.js in the newsroom **pre-registered attendees only
Skill level: Intermediate
Dana Amihere, Armand Emamdjomeh and Ben Welsh teach you how America’s top news organizations escape rigid content-management systems to publish custom graphics on deadline.
Preregistration is required and seating is limited. Laptops will be provided.
Prerequisites: If you have a good attitude and know how to take a few code crashes in stride, you are qualified for this class. If you’re a little scared, that’s a good thing. You’re ready for this.
NOTE: Registration is required for this session. Click here to sign up.
Dana Amihere recently joined KPCC as data editor, where she will help lead the station's data visualization and digital storytelling efforts. Previously, she worked as an interactive editor at The Dallas Morning News, as a web developer for Pew Research Center’s digital team and as an interactive designer on The Baltimore Sun’s data desk.
Armand Emamdjomeh is a graphics reporter at The Washington Post. Prior to joining the Post, he was the Deputy Director of Data Visualization at the Los Angeles Times, and also worked on the L.A. Times Data Desk. Send him your tips on good donuts in the DC area.
Ben is the editor of the Data and Graphics Department in the Los Angeles Times newsroom. The team of reporters and computer programmers works together to collect, organize, analyze and present large amounts of information. He is also a co-founder of the California Civic Data Coalition, a network of journalists and computer programmers dedicated to opening up public data, and the leader of PastPages, an open-source effort to better archive digital news. @palewire
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