2019 Jury

Meet the Jury

Our jury members come from all over the world, they work in some of the most prestigious news organisations, they are big players in the data journalism industry.



Meet the Team

Data editor at Google | Data Journalism Awards Director

Simon Rogers is a data journalist, writer, speaker. Author of Facts are Sacred published by Faber & Faber and a new range of infographics for children books from Candlewick. Now Data editor at the Google News Lab, Simon previously edited and created guardian.co.uk/data, an online data resource which publishes hundreds of raw datasets and encourages its users to visualise and analyse them – and probably the world’s most popular data journalism website. He has also been a news editor at The Guardian, and was formerly Twitter’s data editor.


Founder of HEI-DA | Data Journalism Awards Manager

Marianne Bouchart is a data journalist based in France. She is the manager of the Data Journalism Awards. She is also the founder and director of HEI-DA, a non-profit organisation promoting digital innovation and the future of data storytelling. Before launching HEI-DA, Marianne spent 10 years in London where she worked as a web producer, data journalism and graphics editor for Bloomberg News. She also created the Data Journalism Blog in 2011 and gives lectures at journalism schools, in the UK and in France.