Journalist who likes math and coding Now: @MiamiHerald Past lives: @CNN, @theAlligator, @HeraldTribune Always: @UF '18 Story idea? costroff@miamiherald.com

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Biography

Now at CNN data/investigative reporter. Soon to be at the Miami Herald. Journalist who codes. Always UF.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I actually own a typewriter given to me by my mother. Though data journalism requires technology, I'm a huge history nerd.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Python, JavaScript, D3, jQuery, ArcGIS, Excel, Access, SQL, Tableau and Adobe Illustrator

Why did you become a journalist?

I like the idea of having a different day every day. It's also important. It's our job to educate others on what's happening in the world.