Optional hands-on spreadsheet training (Hawaii)

  • Event: 2019 Hawaii Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Cody Winchester of IRE and NICAR; Charles Minshew of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Feb. 10 at 9:00am
  • Location: Crawford Hall - Room 212
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Attend this hands-on workshop and learn how to use Excel, a fairly simple but powerful spreadsheet application, to begin analyzing data for stories. We'll start from the beginning with basic formulas and work our way up to summarizing information using pivot tables and more. How do you think about data analysis as a journalist? How do you find the story within the columns and rows?

Class size is limited; register early to reserve a seat on a first-come, first-served basis.

NOTE: Registration is required for this session. Click here to sign up.

Speaker Bios

  • Charles Minshew is the Director of Data Services for IRE and NICAR. He leads the Database Library, helps members with data analysis and is a trainer. An award-winning data journalist, he previously worked at the Orlando Sentinel and was a on the Denver Post team that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. A 2013 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Georgia Southern University, Charles is a native of Rochelle, Ga.

  • Cody is a training director at Investigative Reporters & Editors. Before joining IRE, he worked at newspapers in Texas, Nebraska and South Dakota.

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