Want to get into data journalism but not sure where to get started? This workshop will give you an overview of current approaches, tools, and practices. In addition, you will leave with THREE new skills after having built your own data-driven visualizations.
Bring your laptop — this is a hands-on workshop!
Dinner is on us. We’ll have food and drinks.
This workshop will be led by the awesome Lisa Williams. She is an engagement and data expert who has run startups, been an MIT Media Lab fellow, worked at NPR affiliates, The Boston Globe/Boston.com and worked with dozens of organizations looking to create greater community engagement online and offline. You can folllow her on Twitter: @lisawilliams.
Lisa’s tutorials can be found here: http://lisawilliams.github.io/lisa and more about her work and projects can be found here: http://tomlinson.org.
6:00 p.m.: Doors open
Grab some refreshments and meet new and old friends.
6:30-9:00 p.m.: Workshop
Hiring? We’ll open up the floor to anyone who wants to give a 30-second pitch about a role they’re hiring for.
About CoGen Coworking
CoGen Coworking’s brand-new space is located in the heart of Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood. It offers spacious, fully furnished and amenity-rich workspaces so you can focus on expanding your professional resources and opportunities. Its large variety of membership options provides flexibility for your busy schedule. Learn more at https://www.cogencoworking.com
About ONA Chicago:
ONA Chicago is a local meetup group made up of writers, editors, innovators, photographers, producers, academics, entrepreneurs and technologists who produce news for and support digital news delivery systems. We’re the Chicago outpost of the Online News Association, the world’s largest association of digital journalists. ONA’s mission is to inspire innovation and excellence among journalists to better serve the public. ONA Local programs are generously supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. For more information, check out http://journalists.org/ona-local