Contributor profile

Winny de Jong

Data journalist and data journalism trainer NOS


Winny de Jong (1988) is a data journalist and data journalism trainer. She works at the Dutch national broadcast, NOS. There she tries to find news in datasets – interviewing more data than people. Previously she was employed as a data journalist at the Dutch magazine OneWorld.

Next to her work, she likes to share her love for data and journalism, focusing on data literacy and the process of data-driven investigative reporting. Winny has spoken and trained for organisations like TEDx, European Journalism Centre, the DataHarvest+ conference, and several journalism colleges.

She grew up in Rotterdam, but now lives in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. Visit her online at

To stay in touch, follow her on Twitter, mail to winny at datajournalistiek dot nl or subscribe to Winny’s irregular Data Journalism Newsletter.

picture by: Olaf Lemaire

Courses taught by Winny

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