Roberto Rocha
Digital journalist and educator

I'm a digital journalist with a specialization in data-driven reporting. In addition to getting, cleaning and analyzing data, I craft engaging stories from them using a variety of visualization tools.

Experience

2015-present

CBC/Radio-Canada
Digital and data journalist
  • Web journalist at CBC Montreal’s English newsroom
  • Data journalist at Radio-Canada’s multi-platform team

Present

University of Ottawa
Part-time professor of journalism

I teach the advanced digital journalism course (JOU4100)

2005-2015

Montreal Gazette
Various roles

I’ve held a number of reporting and editing positions in 10 years at this major metropolitan daily.

  • General city reporter
  • Tech and telecom business reporter
  • Multimedia journalist
  • Interactives editor
  • Data journalist
Education

2003-2004

University of King's College
Halifax, N.S.

1-year Bachelor of Journalism (B.J.)

1998-2002

McGill University
Montreal, Que.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English with focus on Cultural Studies

Minor in Biology

1993-1998

American International School of Budapest
Budapest, Hungary

International Baccalaureate (I.B.) degree