Meghan Hoyer, Data Journalist, Associated Press
Bio: Meghan Hoyer is a data journalist at The Associated Press, where she analyzes data and helps disseminate national data sets to reporters across the country, guiding them to find local stories in the numbers. She previously worked as a data journalist at USA TODAY and as a data editor and reporter at The Virginian-Pilot. Her work — she has gathered data on mass killings, uncovered a $26 million mortgage fraud scam and reported on health and housing issues — has garnered her national awards for investigative and business reporting. She has a Bachelor’s in Science degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a Master’s in Fine Arts in nonfiction writing from Old Dominion University. She is a speaker at the University of Southern California’s Health Journalism Fellowship program and regularly trains reporters inside the Associated Press and through the Investigative Reporters and Editors organization.
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