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Sara Goo

Sara Goo

Senior Digital Editor

Sara Goo leads digital content, strategy and audience engagement efforts at Pew Research Center, a non-partisan ‘fact tank’ that tracks public opinion on politics, religion, digital habits and other trends shaping our world.  She oversees new digital content -- new data analysis, report curations, graphic summaries, slideshows and other multimedia. She also manages content on Pew Research’s social media accounts.


Sara is a seasoned digital journalist with more than 14 years of experience at two of the nation’s largest news organizations. Before joining Pew Research, she led The Washington Post’s daily digital news operation as the senior news director. Before that, she served as an editor, national and business reporter at The Post and The Wall Street Journal.


She lives in Washington, D.C. with her family and is writing a book about her family’s roots in Hawaii.

Sara Goo's Blogs and Trainings

[Archived Webinar, November 2012] Three Digital Revolutions

Three Digital Revolutions: How Information Today is Woven into Our Lives. Read More

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Periscope Community Summit

January 14, 2016 - January 17, 2016

Scopers from all over the world will gather at the San Francisco summit to celebrate and share knowledge about community, social and live streaming.

January 15 deadline for 2016 California Health Journalism Fellowship

Fri, January 15, 2016 5:00 pm

The deadline for applications is January 15 for the March 6-10 fellowship, presented by the Center for Health Journalism at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. The seminar will be taught by prize-winning journalists, community health leaders, policy analysts and health care experts.

IRE Computer Assisted Reporting, March 10-13

March 10, 2016 - March 13, 2016

Join IRE and NICAR in Denver for the annual conference devoted to data journalism at the Denver Marriott City Center. 

SXSW Interactive Festival, March 11-15

March 11, 2016 - March 14, 2016

The 23rd annual SXSW Interactive Festival returns to Austin from Friday, March 11 through Tuesday, March 15.

Sunshine Week, March 13-19

March 13, 2016 - March 18, 2016

Join us in the annual nationwide celebration of access to public information and what it means for you and your community. Open government is good government.

ONA-Poynter present Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

Mon, May 2, 2016 8:00 am

The interactive, five-day program for 28 U.S.-based participants will focus on critical leadership skills specific to digital media for the industry’s next generation of women leaders. The tuituion-free program will be held at Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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