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Jonathon Berlin Learn more

Data Visualization Editor

Jonathon Berlin

Chicago Tribune

Jonathon Berlin is a data visualization editor at the Chicago Tribune. He is an adjunct at Northwestern and Columbia College where he's taught infographics, data visualization and human-centered web design.
Paul Bradshaw Learn more

Online journalist

Paul Bradshaw

Birmingham City University

Paul Bradshaw is an online journalist and blogger. He leads the MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University, and is a visiting professor in online journalism at City University London.
Alberto Cairo Learn more


Alberto Cairo

University of Miami

Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication of the University of Miami teaches data visualization and infographics. He's also director of the Visualization Program at UM's Center for Computational Science.
Stijn Debrouwere Learn more

Data Scientist

Stijn Debrouwere


Stijn is a freelance data scientist, specializing in analytics. Previously at Fusion and The Guardian. He writes about statistics, metrics and the news industry at debrouwere.org.
Steve Doig Learn more

Journalism professor

Steve Doig

ASU's Cronkite School

Steve Doig is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and the Knight Chair in Journalism, specializing in data journalism. He joined the Arizona State University faculty in 1996 after a 23-year career as a newspaper journalist.
Nicolas Kayser-Bril Learn more

Data-driven journalist

Nicolas Kayser-Bril


Nicolas Kayser-Bril is a developer and a journalist. He is the CEO and co-founder of Journalism++, a start-up that brings journalists and developers together to rethink journalism.
Maarten Lambrechts Learn more

Data journalist and visualization consultant

Maarten Lambrechts


Maarten Lambrechts is an engineer turned journalist and previously worked at MO* magazine and newspapers De Tijd and L’Echo. Some of his work is award winning and is featured in reference books in the field of data visualization.
Jacopo Ottaviani Learn more


Jacopo Ottaviani


Jacopo Ottaviani is a computer scientist and journalist. He is experienced in data journalism and cross-border media projects. He builds narratives and visualisations around data.
Simon Rogers Learn more

Data journalist

Simon Rogers


Simon Rogers is a data journalist, writer, speaker and author of ‘Facts are Sacred’ and a new range of infographics for children books. He currently is Data editor on the News Lab team at Google, and formerly worked at Twitter and the Guardian.
Craig Silverman Learn more


Craig Silverman

BuzzFeed Canada

Craig Silverman is the founding editor of BuzzFeed Canada​ and the founder and editor of Regret the Error, an award-winning site that tracks and reports on accuracy and media corrections.
Claire Wardle Learn more


Claire Wardle

Eyewitness Media Group

Claire Wardle is a digital media consultant, trainer and researcher, specialising in social media, User Generated Content and community engagement.
Nicholas Whitaker Learn more

Media Outreach Manager

Nicholas Whitaker

Google News Lab

Nicholas Whitaker is the Media Outreach Manager at Google News Lab. He spent the previous decade producing, directing, editing, and shooting videos and still images for news, commercial, entertainment and advocacy media.