Kathryn Torney is senior reporter at The Detail, an investigative news website in Belfast.

 
After graduating from University College Dublin, she started her journalism career as a graduate trainee with the Belfast Telegraph in 1996. She was appointed the newspaper’s education correspondent in 1999 and held this post until the end of 2010.
 
She has a special interest in data journalism and Freedom of Information. She has won several awards for her journalism including being shortlisted and receiving an honourary mention in the international Data Journalism Awards 2012 for her work on ambulance response times in Northern Ireland.
 
Kathryn attended the CIJ’s Data Journalism Bootcamp in October 2011 which was led by David Donald.