(Generally) painless collaboration with the greater newsroom

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Ariana Giorgi of The Dallas Morning News; Ryann Grochowski Jones of ProPublica; Yan Wu of NJ Advance Media
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Salon A&B
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Traditional reporters and editors often view the data team as a one-stop service desk, a group of unapproachable nerds who will shoot down all their ideas, or full-stack programmers who can magically visualize all the data bouncing around in their heads. In this panel, we’ll discuss ways to revamp your newsroom reputation, change perceptions of your team and open up the lines of communication with your colleagues.

Speaker Bios

  • I'm a Computational Journalist at the Dallas Morning News, specializing in analysis and collection for data stories and investigations. Previously, I was a data reporter at the Chronicle of Higher Education and graduated from Columbia's dual degree program in journalism and computer science. @ArianaNGiorgi

  • Ryann Grochowski Jones is the data editor at ProPublica. Previously, she was deputy editor for data at ProPublica and a data reporter at inewsource in San Diego. She received her master's degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where she was a data librarian for IRE/NICAR. Ryann began her career as a municipal beat reporter for her hometown newspaper in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. @ryanngro

  • Yan Wu is a news app designer and developer at NJ Advance media. She also worked at Reveal, The Boston Globe, Shenzhen Evening News. As a designer and developer turned data reporter she's interested in combining data, art with innovative ways of storytelling.

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