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Name: Hilary Sargent
Age: Old enough to have not had email in high school.
On Visually: Chartgirl
Investigative Experience: 10 years
1. Tell us a bit about yourself: how did you get into design, and how long have you been doing it?
I think calling myself a ‘designer’ is a bit of a stretch. (Designers nod in unison.) I do ‘design’ my charts, but my background is really in investigating things. I’ve done everything from newspaper reporting and competitive intelligence to political opposition research, private investigations and litigation support. My website — CHARTGIRL.COM — was really born out of a... keep reading