Ilo Aguiar Reginaldo Alexandre is a doctoral candidate in Digital Media at UTAustin’s Portugal Program who researches data-driven journalism. He received a bachelor’s in journalism from the University of Fortaleza in Brazil and a master’s in new media from NOVA de Lisboa University in Portugal. His research examines how readers interact and evaluate data visualizations in news media through quantitative and qualitative analysis of behavior and interaction of the readers with the visualizations. Alexandre has worked as an editor-in-chief, a web editor and a reporter in several news organizations, including G1 Ceará, TV Verdes Mares and TV Cidade. He has also worked as a web editor and a social media editor for political campaigns and in advertising.