Jill Castellano

Jill Castellano

Data Journalist
inewsource
United States

Jill Castellano is an investigative reporter and data analyst for inewsource.Castellano graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in psychology and criminology and was editor-in-chief of the school newspaper, The Daily Pennsylvanian. She has interned at the New York Daily News, Forbes and the Philadelphia Inquirer.Castellano was a Dow Jones Data Fellow in 2016 — its first class of data journalists. She was trained by data experts at the headquarters of Investigative Reporters and Editors in Columbia, Missouri, and spent the summer working as a data reporter for the Salt Lake Tribune.In September 2016, Castellano joined The Desert Sun in Palm Springs as an investigations editor. She mentored reporters in the USA TODAY Network on data analysis and public records, and she collaborated with other newsrooms on data-driven enterprise stories. She was part of a team from the USA TODAY Network that won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for a project on the U.S.-Mexico border wall.

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Jill Castellano: Following the Money in San Diego Elections
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Jill Castellano: Following the Money in San Diego Elections

Project by Jill Castellano / Organisation: inewsource United States

Investigative reporter Jill Castellano is a 24-year-old whiz at statistics, data analysis and storytelling. She used those skills to cover the 2018 election season in San Diego County, the fifth largest county by population in…