New Skills for the Next Generation of Journalists


Ana Pinto Martinho

University Institute of Lisbon
Fields of Research: 
Data Journalism, data visualization, social media, storytelling, journalism, journalism education
Ana Pinto Martinho is a journalist, researcher, journalism and media teacher and trainer. She is currently the online editor of the European Journalism Observatory in Portuguese, assistant researcher at CIES-IUL and researcher at OberCom  where, among others, she contributes for the Digital News Report, issued by the Reuters Institute for The Study of Journalism, on the Portuguese analysis. 

Ana teaches data journalism, media and journalism, storytelling, visual communication and social media related areas at ISCTE - IUL. And works for Cenjor, the oficial Portuguese journalists training center. As a journalist she directed the iGOV project, a media outlet dedicated to the areas of public administration, government, eGovernment, open data and citizenship. 
She was also a journalist for the Portuguese edition of InformationWeek magazine, director of the publication Interface - Public Administration, worked for news outlets such as Diário de Notícias, Semanário Sol, and RTP Informação. She is currently working on her PhD at ISCTE. Ana has a Master's degree in Communication, Culture and Information Technologies (ISCTE) and a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Sciences (Universidade da Beira Interior).