Felix Irmer is a Research Associate and PhD candidate at the Institute of Communication and Media Studies, Leipzig University, Germany. At the journalism department, he researches data- drivenreporting and its organizational structures and processes. As Research Associate, he is currently substituting the tasks of an assistant professor position focused on data journalism. Prior to coming to Leipzig University, Felix worked for more than five years in media related consulting roles. He is a former Fulbright fellow and holds an Erasmus Mundus Master’s degree in “Journalism and Media within Globalization” and a joint bachelor’s degree in media studies, literary and cultural studies. As a reporter, he has a background in print, radio and photo journalism.