Updated March 2018
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Adrian D. Garcia                                                                                                     Clips:


June 2018 to Present
Nationally recognized personal finance news site
Data journalist

  • Use a mix of public and private data to create data-driven articles that are covered by CNBC, NBC and other major news outlets. Past coverage includes a look at valuable college majors, how people are feeling about their finances and the pressure to overspend during the holidays

April 2016 to February 2018
Online-only news startup
Business and Data Reporter

  • Reported on commercial real estate projects, companies moving to the Denver metro area and changes in the craft beer and legal marijuana markets
  • Joined the company prior to launch, shaped the scope of our business coverage and
    assisted in the launch of a membership model

The Fort Collins Coloradoan
May 2014 to April 2016
USA TODAY Network newspaper
Growth and Data Reporter

  • Covered trend stories on Northern Colorado’s rapidly growing population, startup scene and development
  • Promoted after covering breaking news, oil and gas and regional trends in Weld County, Colorado

I-News Network
September 2013 to April 2014
Investigative public-service arm of Rocky Mountain PBS
Reporting Intern

  • Produced data-based stories around the growth in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants and assisted in record and data collection for enterprise team
  • Managed social media feeds and increased online presence

The Denver Post
January to August 2013
Digital First Media newspaper in the Denver metropolitan area
Paid City Desk Intern

  • Worked with the city and business desks as a general assignment reporter covering breaking news, events and human interest stories
  • Advanced from a part-time to full-time intern after five months


▪ Excel ▪ Social media ▪ Mobile video ▪ SEO ▪ LinkedIn for reporting
▪ Reader Metrics ▪ Google Fusion Tables


SABEW Goldschmidt Fellowship
February 2019

  • A five-day immersion workshop on how government agencies use and produce data

ProPublica Data Institute
June 2016

  • An 11-day intensive workshop on how to use data, design and code for journalism

University of Colorado Boulder
2010 to 2014

  • Bachelor of Science – Journalism
  • Bachelor of Arts – Psychology
  • Cross Campus Entrepreneurship Certificate for Non-Business Students

Study Abroad
Summer 2012

  • Entrepreneurship & Empowerment in South Africa


▪ The Society of Professional Journalists ▪ Denver Press Club
▪ Chips Quinn Scholars ▪ Investigative Reporters and Editors