Megan Lucero

Director of The Bureau Local, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism


Megan Lucero is the Director of the Bureau Local, a journalism and technology hub working with local reporters to investigate stories that matter across the UK. Megan, formerly the Data Editor at The Times and Sunday Times, was part of the first data journalism team at The Times and led its development from a small supporting unit to a key component of investigations. She spearheaded the paper’s political data unit ahead of the 2015 General Election – making it the only one in the industry to reject polling data ahead of the vote. Using computational method, her team brought many issues into the public eye and won awards for revealing the widespread use of blood doping in the Olympics.

15 October 2018

Local News & Community Engagement

2 November 2017

The Future of News is Community

29 June 2017

Truth, Tech & Community: Building Bridges to Foster Journalism Innovation

3 September 2015

The Value of Digital Innovation & Quality Journalism

5 June 2015

The Social Impact of Digital Storytelling