Manage vacancy postings, settings and users, and purchase a jobs bundle
Intermediate data journalism: Take data to next levelNow that you know the basics about data journalism, get ready to take your skills to the next level. You'll leave the course with more confidence on how to tame data, make more powerful visualisations and build stronger cases from your investigative reporting.
Course tutor: Paul Bradshaw
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, London W1G 0AE
Number of places: 10 max
Cost: £225 + VAT
Offer: Book the introduction to data journalism course and this intermediate data journalism course for £400 (+VAT)
The course is aimed at journalists and editors who have a basic understanding of spreadsheets and data and want to learn more practical skills, as well as previous attendees of our 'introduction to data journalism' course.
Course requirements: Participants are expected to already be able to use a number of spreadsheet techniques such as pivot tables, calculating averages, counts and sums.
This course will cover:
- Beyond average: Getting savvy with statistics
- More advanced spreadsheet techniques
- Making more of maps
- Interactive visualisations
You will leave with an understanding of:
- How to mashup data
- How to use pivot tables in spreadsheets
- How to tidy unruly data with Google Refine
- Bringing a data story to life - visualisation, case studies and personalisation
About Paul Bradshaw
Paul Bradshaw divides his time between being a visiting professor at City University, London, course leader for the MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University, and a freelance trainer, speaker and writer. His background is in magazine editing and editorial website management and he has contributed to several books about the internet and journalism.
In 2009 Paul founded Help Me Investigate – a platform for crowdsourcing investigative journalism. The site was shortlisted for Multimedia Publisher of the Year in the 2010 NUJ Regional Media Awards, and won Best Investigation at the Talk About Local awards 2010.
Testimonials"Paul Bradshaw is easily one of the best trainers I've had since I started my career in journalism. "He demonstrated an expert knowledge of the subject during a two-day training course in data journalism which he tailored on the fly to deliver a rounded understanding based on my existing knowledge.
He focused as much on process as specific technique which has delivered immediate benefits to me in my current role," David Elks
Search and save jobs, upload your CVs, manage applications online