Columbia Journalism School

Susan E. McGregor


Susan E. McGregor

Assistant Professor & Assistant Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism
212-854- 9523

Susan E. McGregor was the Senior Programmer on the News Graphics team at the Wall Street Journal Online for four years before joining Columbia Journalism School as an Assistant Professor in 2011, where she received an appointment as Assistant Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism in 2013. 

While at, McGregor developed hundreds of interactive graphics and data applications, and was named a 2010 Gerald Loeb Award winner for her work on the the Journal's "What They Know" series. Since arriving at Columbia, she has continued to work on issues of data, graphics and digital security for journalism. In 2012 she received a Magic Grant from the Brown Institute for Media Innovation for her work on Dispatch, a mobile app for secure source communication, and in 2013 she was awarded a Knight Prototype grant to develop DataDocs, an platform for creating interactive, evergreen web videos.  She holds a master’s degree in Educational Communication and Technology from NYU and a bachelor’s degree in Interactive Information Design from Harvard University.

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