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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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@xocasgv — 5,410 followers, 1,898 tweets

Nov 24, 2017

@maartenzam Well ... They're using #MachineLearning to do it —clearly, the machine is still in preschool. Also, everything under that hashtag pushes the singularity back a few years. #phew

Nov 23, 2017

RT @iliablinderman: There has been loads of 🔥🔥 data viz in 2017, so we've put together The @puddingviz Awards, honoring our fav. pieces…

Nov 18, 2017

@ganyet Sí, sóncheme a miña ruina —com diem en gallec. (Llástima que no pugueu fer aquesta combinació et+me)

Nov 18, 2017

@pacomarhuenda Me pueden decir qué sentido tiene esa foto de archivo en la noticia?!

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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 ...