Brent Jones is St. Louis Public Radio's data visual specialist. He does data analysis and visualization as well as produces digital special projects and newsroom tools. He's also the newsroom's drone pilot. Formerly, Brent worked at the St. Louis Beacon nonprofit news site from its inception in 2008 until it merged with the radio station in 2013.
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Story Recipe: Using Census migration data to find out where young adults are moving
Where to find the data, how to explore it, and questions to ask to reproduce the story for your communityPosted on
Our reporting found that people who grow up in St. Louis tend to stay in St. Louis: About 3 out of 4 young adults who were here at age 16 were also here at age 26. Here’s how you can use federal data to see where people are moving to and from in your area.
Great Conference Sessions, the SRCCON Way
How to facilitate an engaging, purposeful conference session, at SRCCON or anywherePosted on
How can SRCCON session facilitators make the most of their time with participants, and help everyone get the most out of the conference? I talked with several people who have facilitated sessions about what went well, what surprised them, and what helped people get most engaged.