Amanda Morelli Title: Senior Director of Data Journalism Education: Emory University Location: New York, New York Expertise: Data journalism Amanda Morelli is the senior director of data journalism at Dotdash, The Balance's parent companyAmanda's expertise is in primary research, data analysis, visualization, and storytellingShe has 10+ years of research experience Experience Amanda Morelli is the senior director of data journalism at Dotdash, the digital publisher that owns and operates The Balance. She oversees data journalism projects at The Balance and other Dotdash publications, designing and executing original research and analysis, and identifying opportunities and strategies for exploration.Prior to joining Dotdash in 2018, Amanda was a senior consultant and researcher at a market research and consulting firm in New York City, specializing in media, entertainment and emerging platforms. Before relocating to New York, Amanda was a teacher and researcher, focused on narrative development at a high school in Atlanta, Georgia. Education Amanda earned a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from Emory University, with a focus on Latin American Literature. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.