Sandeep Junnarkar Recognized as Outstanding Journalism Educator

  • By Ellen Lai

NewsPro, a news magazine published by Crain Communications, named Director of Interactive Journalism Sandeep Junnarkar one of the Outstanding Journalism Educators for 2018.

Junnarkar was cited for co-creating You Are Here, an immersive journalism experience that uses augmented reality to tell New York stories, melding past and present from a street-level view. He recently launched PathChartr, a web tool that allows journalists with no coding skills to deliver personalized, relevant, and helpful information to users who are guided through interactive journeys.

Junnarkar is also a consulting newsroom trainer at Bloomberg, where he is focused on creating curriculum around data journalism. He’s also advising Bloomberg journalists on their data news projects.