Coulter Jones is a Data Reporter, focusing on investigative reporting and data analysis in news coverage. He spends part of his time working on the data backend and crafting stories for Schoolbook, and the rest of his time on Data News investigations and features.
Jones has reported and helped train journalists on data analysis techniques throughout the country. Before joining WNYC, he was an investigative reporter specializing in data analysis at The Center for Investigative Reporting. He managed the website and database library at Investigative Reporters & Editors and worked as a beat reporter at The Citizens’ Voice in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
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