News Nerd Census
It seems like news developers/journocoders folks have pretty diverse backgrounds, but despite that, a lot of journalists/students seem to be under the impression that they don't have the right background to become one. But that's just anecdotal - hard data or bust, right?

"Do I count as a news nerd?"
If you're unsure, you should fill this out. Don't overthink it. What I mean by news nerd is: person who does journalistic stuff that involves code. This means developers, interactive dataviz people, UX designers, data journalists, civic hackers, and anyone else who is a bit NICARious.

All questions are optional.

What did you study in school?
Major, minor, focus, etc. Interpret however you want.
How long have you been a news developer-ish person? (in years)
Your answer
Before you became a news developer-ish person, what were you doing?
How long ago did you start learning to code? (in years)
Your answer
How old were you when you started learning to code? (in years)
Your answer
Around what percentage of your job involves coding?
Your answer
What kind of organization do you work for?
Your name (extra optional)
Your answer
Where you work (extra optional)
Your answer
Twitter username (extra optional)
Your answer
Other comments, or ASCII art
Your answer
OK to include your responses in a public list?
(If unchecked, I'll assume "No")
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