The lone trainer: Ideas for boosting data literacy in your newsroom

  • Event: 2017 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Jennifer LaFleur of Investigative Reporting Workshop; Ronald Campbell of NBC Owned Television Stations
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 3 at 9:00am
  • Location: Conference Center B
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Speaker Bios

  • Ronald Campbell is data editor for the NBC Owned Television Stations. He previously created the computer-assisted reporting program at the Orange County Register. He has won the IRE Award, the Loeb Award and placed in the Philip Meyer Award. He lives in Orange County, CA, with his wife, kids and cat. When not getting frustrated with databases he gets frustrated hiking. @campbellronaldw

  • Jennifer LaFleur is data editor at The Investigative Reporting Workshop and teaches at American University.  She previously was a senior editor at Reveal/CIR, data editor at ProPublica, The Dallas Morning News, the San Jose Mercury News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She was NICAR's founding training director and has won awards for her coverage of disability, legal and open government issues. 

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