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Michael Corey

Senior Data Editor Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting


Michael Corey is Reveal's senior data editor. He leads a team of data journalists who distill large datasets into compelling and easily understandable stories using the tools of journalism, statistics and programming.

His specialties include mapping, the U.S.-Mexico border, scientific data and working with remote sensing.

Corey's work has been honored with an Online Journalism Award, an Emmy Award, a Polk Award, an IRE Medal and other national awards. He previously worked for the Des Moines Register and graduated from Drake University. He is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.

Content by Michael

Case studies
Data in the air: a guide to producing data journalism for radio

When we think of data journalism, we usually don't think of radio. Yet, data can power all forms of reporting, even those that aren’t visual. We spoke to six data experts to uncover best practices for representing data through sound.