FREE TRAINING: Google Tools and More for Your Newsroom

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Join ONA San Francisco and Northwestern University for a special training session on how to use free Google tools that can help your newsroom build interactive charts, maps, visualizations and more!

Register now and take advantage of this great opportunity to receive expert hands-on instruction on the following tools (and possibly a few more, if time permits):

Google Trends, MyMaps, Earth Pro, Earth Engine Timelapse, Google Scholar,, data scraping with Google Sheets and Tabula (for scraping PDFs).

Food and light refreshments will be served.

Our Trainer:

This is a 3 hour hands-on workshop with Mike Reilley, a trainer with the SPJ Digital Tools program in association with the Google News Initiative. Mike is the Founder and Editor of The Journalist's Toolbox, and a visiting professor in data journalism and multimedia at UIC.



The training is FREE, but space is limited. Please RSVP here on Meetup NO LATER THAN MONDAY, JULY 30TH to attend.


Doors will open at 5:30pm, and the training will begin promptly at 6:00pm. Please be on time so we can get through all of the material.

Please bring a laptop and smartphone.
-- Before arriving at the training, please install Google Earth Pro on your laptop. You can download it from
-- Also install the Google Street View app on your smartphone.