Helena Bengtsson, Sweden, is data journalism editor at Gota Media, a regional publishing company in the south of Sweden with 13 local titles.

She previously worked as editor for data journalism at Sveriges Television, Sweden’s national television broadcaster, for 27 years and also served as editor of data projects at The Guardian, U.K., between 2014-2017.

In 2006 and 2007, she was database editor at the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C. She was awarded the Stora Journalistpriset (The Swedish Grand Prize for Journalism) in Sweden twice, in 2010 for Valpejl.se and in 2016 for innovator of the year.