Optional hands-on spreadsheet training (Boise)

  • Event: 2019 Boise Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Francisco Vara-Orta of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Sep. 29 at 9:00am
  • Location: Osher Institute Lecture Room, Room 207
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Attend this hands-on workshop and learn how to use Google Sheets, a powerful electronic spreadsheet for deadline and beat reporting on budgets, salaries, election data and more. Also, learn how to dig deeper using the Internet and find valuable datasets for your stories. Class size is limited; register early to reserve a seat on a first-come, first-served basis.

**Attendees will need to bring their own laptop and charger to this training.

NOTE: Registration is required for this session. Click here to sign up.

Speaker Bios

  • Francisco Vara-Orta is a training director for IRE. He's worked for 18 years in professional newsrooms throughout the country, published by Chalkbeat, Education Week, the Los Angeles Times, Austin Business Journal, Houston Chronicle, Austin American-Statesman, San Antonio Express-News, Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting, Nieman Storyboard, Laredo Morning Times, and La Prensa de San Antonio @fvaraorta

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