The Data In Local Newsrooms Training Program provides free data training to small and midsize newsrooms in the U.S. and Canada. This program is powered by the Google News Initiative.
By participating in the Data in Local Newsrooms Training, you will get access to the latest knowledge in the industry, putting your newsroom on the cutting edge. Here are a few things you can expect from this training:
**Applications for 2019-20 are now closed.**
Please check back regularly for updates on next year’s application.
Successful applicants will have a clear plan to encourage more data work in their newsroom, a commitment to send most of their staff to the training and specific ideas for data-powered journalism that this training could help them accomplish.
Newsrooms must be based in the U.S. or Canada and meet the criteria for a small to midsize news organization:
Applications will be reviewed by IRE staff. Google is not involved in the selection process.
Cody Winchester was a newspaper reporter, data specialist and web developer before joining IRE as a training director in 2017. He became tech lead in 2022.
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