Data Visualization: A Conversation Among Crafts

Dec. 11, 2012

Interested in seeing how different professionals tell stories with data? In this Conversations Among Crafts, learn how professionals in different sectors use data in their jobs to tell a story and display information. From corporate marketing to interactive news and science, hear how data visualization techniques are being used to understand the state of science education, election results and environmental analysis.

Expert Panel:

  • Daniel Keefe, McKnight-Land Grant Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota; director of Interactive Visualization Lab (IV/LAB).
  • Jennifer Jevnisek, Environmental Scientist, Braun Intertec Corp.
  • Alan Palazzolo, Interactive News Developer, MinnPost, and Organizer of Twin Cities Data Visualization Group
  • Jason Voiovich, Director of Corporate Marketing, Logic PD, one of the State Demographer’s Data Visualization contest winners

This is the latest discussion hosted by the Minnesota Journalism Center as part of a series about the journalism craft.

Event Details


Dec. 11, 2012



Discuss data visualization with four experts in Minneapolis.

Jennifer Mizgata

Jennifer Mizgata

Jennifer leads communications and social media strategy for ONA, the largest association of digital journalists. Jennifer manages social media for the organization and the annual conference, leads the organization’s email strategy, writes and curates content for the ONA Issues Tumblr, and works closely with the digital team to produce content for