Troy Thibodeaux

Troy Thibodeaux is editor for newsroom innovation at the Associated Press. Based in New Orleans, Troy works with reporters and editors, designers and developers throughout AP to tell visual and textual stories with data. Before joining AP, he worked at the intersection of technology and the newsroom for Advance Internet, where he was part of the team that produced coverage of Hurricane Katrina for and the Times Picayune, which received the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting and Public Service. In past lives, he has been a magazine editor, travel writer and English teacher.


10 tools that can help data journalists do better work, be more efficient

It’s hard to be equally good at all of the tasks that fall under data journalism. To make matters worse (or better, really), data journalists are discovering and applying new methods and tools all the time.

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5 tips for getting started in data journalism

Data journalist. Computer-assisted reporter. Newsroom developer. Journo-geek. If those of us who work in the field aren’t quite sure what to call ourselves, it’s little wonder that sometimes even the people who work beside us are puzzled by what we … Read more