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NY Times hires González Gómez from The Economist

August 8, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

New York Times graphics director Archie Tse and graphics deputy editor Wilson Andrews sent out the following on Monday:

Martín González Gómez

We’re excited to announce that Martín González Gómez is joining the Graphics department as a graphics editor.

Martín joins us from The Economist, where he was a visual journalist, building graphics and interactives on a variety of news topics. He designed and built The Economist’s excess deaths tracker, created a 3D model to show the vulnerabilities of Russian tanks and published numerous other interactive articles about politicsthe pandemic and even archaeology.

Prior to The Economist, Martín co-founded Politibot, a chatbot about Spanish and European politics, worked as a designer at Populate, a civic tech studio, and was a data journalist at El Español. He graduated from Universitat Pompeu Fabra with a degree in journalism and has recently guest lectured at universities in Spain about interactive graphics.

Martín starts today — please welcome him to The Times.

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