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Xaquín G.V.

Washington D.C.
Covers:  multimedia storytelling, visual storytelling, data visualization, infographics, information visualization

Visual Editor and consultant. @GuardianVisuals @guardian @NatGeo @nytimes alumnus. Dad, husband, Galician. I've been told I can cook.

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Biography

I'm the Senior Editor for Interactives at National Geographic where I produce and coordinate data visualizations and multimedia narratives.

I've worked at Newsweek and The New York Times—where I was part of the team that created Snowfall and Jockey among other longform multimedia articles.

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@maartenzam The following sentence even says it’s not cause and effect!!
@JurjenVerhagen @guardian Oh yeah. Reports from think tanks and financial institutions are different, and that was the trigger conversation for the rule (again one of the most bizarre conversations I had). I think the #rstats project though, is aimed at old research that only comes in plot form.
The most bizarre rule I've ever had to set was at @Guardian: we won't do a chart unless we have the data used for it — no, we won't trace the chart from a report #truestory #sadlyunsurprising. Well ... this sweet package just screwed me over  https://github.com/daniel1noble/metaDigitise  #rstats
RT @webk1d: 💫 New project: D3 Discovery helps you to explore the #D3js plugin universe  https://d3-discovery.net/  https://t.co/vd6DBgzHc7
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

My grandfather's.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Where was the 'Skip question' button again?

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

My brain, my eyes, my hands, papers and pencils. And then a computer, and 3DS Max, d3.js, Excel, Illustrator ...