The latest digital tools

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Mike Reilley of University of Illinois - Chicago
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 8 at 10:15am
  • Location: Salon D
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Mike Reilley takes you on a deep dive round-up of breakout web tools and resources that promise to challenge conventional reporting processes and level up your journalist toolkit. From the latest data visualization and scraping techniques to sourcing tools, story discovery resources to mobile reporting apps -- this session will leave attendees with a more robust toolbelt and better prepared for sharing stories in 2019.

Speaker Bios

  • Mike teaches data and digital journalism at the University of Illinois-Chicago. He's an SPJ digital trainer in the Google News Initiative training program and consults with several news orgs through Penny Press Digital and the Media Shift Training Network. A former LA Times, Chicago Tribune and staffer, Mike has taught for 17 years at UIC, Northwestern, ASU and DePaul. He is the founder of, Find him on Twitter at @journtoolbox.

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