Podcast How to Become a Data Journalist (Or Land Your Dream Role!)

Featuring Kimberly Herrington, Data Journalist at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York

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What do you do when the job you want doesn’t exist? You don’t just wait for your boss to read your mind. 

You make it yourself. 

That’s how Kimberly Herrington, Data Journalist at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, landed her dream job. Now, she gets paid to tell the compelling stories she finds in numbers. 

She joins us on the show today to go over a wide range of topics from the world of data journalism. 

We discuss:

  • How to craft your dream job and put it into the world
  • How to tell stories with data that don’t put others to sleep
  • What skills you need for a career in data journalism

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