IRE Takeover on Data Tricks and Tactics

Presented at ONA17
September 18, 2017
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Our Under the Hood sessions offer a deep dive into bold ideas and are led by all types of newsroom leaders.

In this special session, our friends at Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. are organizing a (friendly!) takeover of one of our Under the Hood rooms. They'll discuss a variety of ways to mold data into compelling stories.

In this unconventional format, we’ll start with lightning talks on a variety of mid-career challenges.

From there, you can choose your own adventure. Pick one of the ideas that piques your interest, then do a deeper dive with the presenters.

The topics are:

  • Zone 1: Tracking money and influence in the new political landscape – Carrie Levine, Derek Willis
  • Zone 2: Turning Documents into Data – Steven Rich
  • Zone 3: Multimedia Storytelling with Data – Chiqui Esteban, Katie Park, Tisha Thompson

This session is designed for:

  • Reporters and editors looking for tips and inspiration for creating great stories from data


Carrie Levine
Senior Reporter
Katie Park
Deputy Graphics Editor
Steven Rich
Database Editor for Investigations
Tisha Thompson
Investigative Reporter
Derek Willis
News Apps Developer


Anjanette Delgado
Digital Director, Head of Audience, Detroit Free Press
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