About

Hi, I’m Anthony. I’m a longtime journalist who’s combined data analysis, product development, storytelling and coding for much of my career.

Since 2018, I’ve been a data news editor for The Wall Street Journal, focusing on trade, the economy, demographics, and tracking Covid-19.

My book, Practical SQL: A Beginner’s Guide to Storytelling with Data, was published in 2018 by No Starch Press.

Previously, I held product and journalism roles at USA Today, Questex, the Poughkeepsie Journal, and the DocumentCloud project for Investigative Reporters and Editors. I started my career in radio, at WEOK-AM and WPDH-FM in Poughkeepsie.

I’ve been fortunate to receive multiple honors, including a prestigious Silver Baton from the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards.

I’m fond of my time at Marist College and Dutchess Community College.

About this site

The blog is not as active these days, but some favorite post include writing tips for journalists, thoughts on fashioning user experience, the difference between mean and median, and a guide for how to install Python on Windows

Web hosting is by Opalstack.

The WordPress theme is a modded fork of LESS. Body font is PT Serif and post headlines are Fira Sans, both from Google Web Fonts.

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