Ashley Kirk. Visual journalist

Ashley is a Visual Projects Editor at the Guardian. He digs into data to find stories and then uses visualisation to communicate them in effective ways. He also teaches data journalism to Master’s students at City, University of London. In 2021, he was included in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for Media and Marketing. Before joining the Guardian, he was a data journalist at the Telegraph. A selection of his work can be found below.

Two years of coronavirus: how pandemic unfolded around the world
Revealed: leak uncovers global abuse of cyber-surveillance weapon
Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
How Joe Biden won the presidency – a visual guide
General election print analysis, The Daily Telegraph, Saturday 14 December 2019
What makes a World Cup winner?