MaryJo Webster (Senior Data Reporter)

MaryJo Webster

MaryJo Webster is the Senior Data Reporter on Thunderdome's data team. She spearheads national data reporting projects for the Digital First Media network, and leads efforts to train journalists.

Prior to joining the team, MaryJo spent nearly nine years as the data editor at the St. Paul Pioneer Press. She has also worked as the sports data editor at USA Today, managed a year-long investigation of state political parties for the Center for Public Integrity, and ran the database library at Investigative Reporters and Editors. She started her career at small newspapers in New Ulm, Minn., and Oshkosh, Wis.

MaryJo also teaches data journalism at the University of Minnesota. She works from her home in Minnesota, where she lives with her husband and two children.

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