Yang Sun receives first David Donald Fellowship

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 

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Yang Sun 

Yang Sun, a University of Missouri graduate student specializing in data, is the first recipient of IRW's David Donald Data Journalism Fellowship. 

Sun will be at the Workshop from June to December, and she hopes to continue honing her data analysis and reporting skills while working on several IRW projects. 

"I am greatly humbled and honored to be the first-ever David Donald fellow," Sun said. "As a young data journalist, I am among the thousands who are inspired by David's passion for data journalism." 

Donald, IRW's data journalist in residence, died in December after a year-long battle with mesothelioma.

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