(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 The Wall Street Journal
  • 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

  • Ariana Giorgi is a Senior Computational Journalist at the Dallas Morning News where she writes and contributes to stories involving data analysis. @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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