Sarah Cohen

Knight Professor of Journalism
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism

Sarah Cohen is the Knight Chair in Data Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University. She has worked for more than 20 years as a reporter and editor at major news organizations. At The New York Times, she ran a data reporting team that focused on investigative projects. She worked as a database editor at The Washington Post for more than a decade, where she shared in the Pulitzer Prize and most other major investigative reporting awards. Cohen also served as the Knight Chair in Computational Journalism at Duke University. She is the immediate past president of Investigative Reporters and Editors, where she has been an elected board member since 2010.

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