Alex is a News Assistant on the New York Times coronavirus tracking team. A recent graduate of Northeastern University, he holds a B.S. in computer science and design. Having worked in tech, Alex shifted towards journalism after discovering the intersections of design, data, code and storytelling. He aspires to support others in navigating this same space.
Madison Dong is a senior at Northwestern University studying journalism, computer science, and design. She was recently a graphics and design intern at The Washington Post, and previously worked on The Post's newsroom engineering team. She is happy to exchange sandwich shop recommendations and talk about getting started in journalism and tech.
Thomas Oide is a designer/developer at The Star Tribune. He graduated from the University of Missouri in 2019, with a degree in data journalism and minors in computer science and IT. Even though he works at the intersection of journalism and tech, he started his journalism journey as a print reporter and is always willing to talk to people who are looking to make the same switch.