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Charles Minshew

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Orlando, FL
Data Services Director, Ire.org
Covers:  data visualization, web design, data journalism, mapping, social media, interactive journalism, infographics, current events

Data Services Director @IRE_NICAR. Former data nerd @OrlandoSentinel | @MUConvergence @GeorgiaSouthern alum. Data question? charles(at)ire.org

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Biography

Charles Minshew is currently a multimedia artist on the Interactive & Design team at the Orlando Sentinel. He's an alumnus of both the Missouri School of Journalism (M.A.) and Georgia Southern University (B.S. in Political Science). In 2012, he was a digital producing intern with The Denver P...

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@charlesminshew — 1,441 followers, 6,460 tweets

Jul 24, 2017

Democrats' 'Better Deal' Aims To Reclaim A Populist Image  https://n.pr/2utCjFe 

Jul 24, 2017

RT @JeffWeinerOS: Here's the final design of Orlando's new flag, which was just approved by the City Council: https://t.co/7iO9yvapU3

Jul 23, 2017

Pretty certain I've moved into party central at my new apartment. Some pretty loud drinking games going on next door.

Jul 21, 2017

RT @jonbusdeker: The last time I saw @billymanes was on stage at the @DrPhillipsCtr. He presented at @PKN_Orlando. I will miss his w…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a freelance reporter for my local newspaper, the Cordele Dispatch, during high school.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. It was an electric one I was given as a gift when I was a kid. It doesn't work anymore unfortunately.

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

I use QGIS, Microsoft Excel, Google Fusion Tables, Notepad ++ and code (Javascript, HTML, CSS) on a daily basis when creating graphics.

Awards

Pulitzer Prize

2013 - Breaking News
Awarded to The Denver Post Staff for its comprehensive coverage of the mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., that killed 12 and injured 58, using journalistic tools, from Twitter and Facebook to video and written reports, both to capture a breaking story and provide context.