Optional hands-on spreadsheet training (Chicago)

  • Event: 2019 Chicago Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Denise Malan of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 27 at 9:30am
  • Location: 1st Floor Conaway Center
  • 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

  • Denise Malan is senior training director at IRE. She was a newspaper journalist for more than a decade, covering government, education, politics, the environment and more. After several years at the Corpus Christi Caller-Times in Texas, she joined IRE in 2013 in a joint position with the Institute for Nonprofit News, helping newsrooms around the country use data in their reporting. She became a training director in 2016.

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