Optional hands-on spreadsheet training (Hampton, VA)

  • Event: 2019 Hampton, VA Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Sarah Hutchins of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Sep. 15 at 9:00am
  • Location: Room 220
  • 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

  • Sarah Hutchins is a training director for IRE & NICAR. She previously served as the organization’s editorial director, overseeing IRE’s publications and online platforms. Sarah has worked for daily newspapers in several states. Before joining IRE in 2014, she was a reporter at The Virginian-Pilot. Sarah has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Indiana University and a master's degree in data science and analytics from the University of Missouri. @sarhutch

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