Contributor profile

Alice Corona

Consultant & Trainer | Project Leader @ Batjo Freelancer

I tutor: Data journalism

Biography

After a BA degree in Modern History (University of Siena, Italy) and a MA in Communication and Information Sciences (Tilburg University, The Netherlands), Alice has been practicing her craft working in the field of data journalism and data literacy trainings since 2014: first as a freelancer, then as lead data journalist at the Amsterdam-based startup Silk till 2016.

From 2018 she is project leader at Batjo, a Google DNI funded project investigating the intersection of journalism, data and digital fabrication.

Currently, she is also a consultant and instructor in the field of data processing, communication and visualization.

She ❤ to work with activists, no-profits and universities. And to solve problems with Python.

Content by Alice

Data visualisation
Let’s get physical: how to represent data through touch

Humans have been embedding data into the properties of physical objects for millennia, so why don't modern journalists? Alice Corona explores the newsroom benefits of producing data physicalisations, along with a tutorial to help you get started.

Data journalism
Award-worthy data journalism

With tips from past awardees, circuit observers, and competition insiders, this edition of Conversations with Data answers the crucial question: ‘What makes data journalism award-worthy?’