Kuek Ser Kuang Keng is a digital journalist, data journalism trainer, and media consultant based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is the founder of Data-N, a training program that helps newsrooms integrate data journalism into daily reporting. He is also the data editor at the Pulitzer Center’s Rainforest Investigations Network.
Partnering with regional journalism organizations including Google News Initiatives, WAN-IFRA and Internews, he has been conducting regular digital journalism workshops since 2018, reaching over 1,000 journalists in Asia. He also provides consulting and mentoring to media organizations in data, visual and interactive journalism.
He has more than 15 years of experience in digital journalism. He started as a reporter at Malaysiakini, the leading independent online media in Malaysia, and worked on high-profile corruption cases and electoral frauds during the eight-year stint. He has also worked in several U.S. newsrooms, including NBC, Foreign Policy, and PRI.org, mostly on data-driven reporting. He holds a master’s in journalism from New York University. He is a Fulbright scholarship recipient, a Google Journalism Fellow, and a Tow-Knight Fellow.