Tom Meagher is the managing editor for digital and data journalism. His reporting at The Marshall Project has been honored with a Data Journalism Award and the international Malofiej's first human rights special award. Under his editing, The Marshall Project has won the National Magazine Award for Best Website and the Online Journalism Award for General Excellence. A veteran reporter and editor, he previously led an interactive team for the Digital First Media newspaper chain and was the data editor at the Newark Star-Ledger. He got his start in journalism covering night cops for a small daily paper in Kansas.