Creating interactive graphics used to require coding and design skills. If you have developed those skills, you will certainly be in high demand within the field. If you have not, fortunately there are now plenty of free tools available to help journalists build them from templates.
Here are some of our favorites.
The Dataviz Catalogue
Not sure what kind of graphic to use? Here’s a handy tool that explains each type and provides links to free tools to help you build them.
Knight Lab Tools Page
Links to current tools along with those still in beta. Tools like StoryMap, Timeline JS, Juxtapose, and more.
Create interactive and embeddable charts, maps, and graphics that you can share on social media or incorporate into your online site.
Fusion Tables Tutorial
Great tutorial on Fusion Table basics from Frank Bi of SB Nation.