David Eads

David Eads (@eads) is the senior editor of design and delivery at the The Chicago Reporter. For his 2019 Breakout Session, he'll unlock the tools you need to use data as power to transform your reporting, deepen your narrative, and offer creative & entirely unexpected ways of storytelling.

Before that, David was the news applications developer at ProPublica Illinois, where he combined journalism with software development. He is also a co-founder of the Invisible Institute, FreeGeek Chicago, a community-based computer recycling organization and the Supreme Chi-Town Coding Crew, a weekly workshop to teach data journalism.


The Right To Bear Data

Data has power but also serves power, which means it can be profoundly hard to navigate and understand.