Conrad Walters teaches Data Journalism. He worked as a reporter and editor in the US and Australia during a 40-year media career. In 1995, he built the first website for The Australian and was its founding online editor.
Conrad then worked in digital media at Fairfax, where he oversaw development of the company’s Walkley Award-winning Sydney Olympics website. He later worked directly for The Sydney Morning Herald, where he was part of the launch team for the Herald’s iPad app.
While there, he won a second Walkley Award for his role in a project that scrutinised parliamentary perks. In 2013, he became the Herald’s first Data Editor. Conrad has a master’s degree in Creative Writing and is co-author of Journeys on the Silk Road.