Introduction to Data Journalism

What is it and how can I use it in the newsroom?

What you'll learn:

Ronny Rojas, investigative journalist and current editor of Univision's Data Unit, will give a workshop for journalists who want an introduction to computer assisted and data journalism, one of journalism's most promising fields. It is a beginner's two-hour workshop to learn the basics on how to tell stories and report using raw data. *Course will be in SPANISH.

Databases for Internet Research

Useful Tools to Visualize Data

Take Control of Your Data

Practices for Working with Data in the Newsroom




10AM - coffee will be provided

11:30AM - 15-minute break

12:30PM - workshop ends

*MUST RSVP by Dec. 10 to Space is limited.

About Ronny:

Ronny Rojas is an investigative journalist who specializes in computer assisted and data-driven journalism. He is currently editor of Univision's Data Unit, in Miami. Winner of the Global Shining Light Award 2015. Rojas worked 5 years at the Investigative Unit of the Costa Rica's daily La Nación. He has received training on Digital Journalism in Germany, as well as statistical analysis using databases by the joint program of the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting and the Missouri School of Journalism. He was highly commended for a journalistic investigation by Transparency International (TI) and the Instituto Prensa y Sociedad (IPYS) (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2010).

About NAHJ South Florida:

NAHJ South Florida represents members in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Our goal is to provide journalists with opportunities to network, sharpen their skills, enhance conversation and understanding of issues impacting the Latino community, and promote the hiring and retention of Latino journalists at all levels of news reporting and management.