A Day in the Life of a Data Journalist

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Join us in March to learn how data journalism helps journalists tell complex stories through the use of statistics, charts, infographics, and graphs.

Agenda
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6:30 PM -- Networking & Food

7:00 PM -- Greetings

7:05 PM -- A Day in the Life of a Data Journalist - Christine Zhang

8:30 PM -- Closing

Location
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Betamore City Garage
101 W Dickman Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

Parking
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There is ample free parking surrounding the building.

Food and Drinks
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Complimentary food and drink will be provided.

Talks
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A Day in the Life of a Data Journalist
Despite gaining prominence in recent years, “data journalism” is still a confusing term for many people. What does it mean to crunch numbers for the news? How does data journalism differ from data science and statistics, and where are the intersections?

Come hear all about the world of news nerdery from your friendly neighborhood data journalist.

Speaker
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Christine Zhang is a data journalist at The Baltimore Sun, where she reports news stories using data and statistics. Before joining The Sun in 2018, she worked at Two Sigma and previously worked at the Los Angeles Times and the Brookings Institution. She has a B.A. from Smith College and an M.A. from Columbia University.

Christine's bylines: https://underthecurve.github.io/bylines/
Christine's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christineyzhang/
Christine's author page: https://www.baltimoresun.com/bal-christine-zhang-20180802-staff.html