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Mona Chalabi

Data Editor, Guardian U.S.
Data Journalist
Mona Chalabi is a journalist who really loves numbers. Her job is Data Editor at The Guardian U.S., but she also draws and presents numbers on film.
Chalabi has written and presented TV shows for the BBC, National Geographic, Channel 4 and VICE, and is one half of the team that created the Emmy-nominated video series Vagina Dispatches. When she’s able, she illustrates data too. Her sketches were commended by the Royal Statistical Society and Information is Beautiful in 2016.  Chalabi also teaches courses and give speeches on Data Journalism.

Before she joined The Guardian U.S., Chalabi moved to New York from London to write for Nate Silver’s site FiveThirtyEight. Back then, she had a regular segment on American National Public Radio called “The Number Of The Week”. Previously, she wrote about statistics after analyzing large data sets at the Bank of England, the Economist Intelligence Unit, Transparency International, and the International Organization for Migration.
Chalabi is a superfan of the late actor Peter Falk (Columbo).