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Charles Minshew

Orlando, FL
Data Services Director,
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)

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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 — 1,539 followers, 6,882 tweets

@pmonies @IRE_NICAR I am beginning an archiving project. The data will still be available but the tapes will be safely tucked away in off-site storage!
@pmonies We have a ton of these in the @IRE_NICAR Data Library. Should I pack some in my carry-on?
@mattdpearce "This approach allows us to be less dependent on the newsroom transformation..." 🤔
Have you been waiting on the schedule for #NICAR18 to register and join us in Chicago this March? Wait no more! 
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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.


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.