University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Ark. (Graduated 2013)
Major: Editorial journalism
Minor: Graphic design
Data and graphics journalist, The Los Angeles Times (2013 – Present)
- Created the Map Maker tool, which empowers other journalists to easily make their own maps and download detailed vector layers
- Lead a team to collect, clean, analyze and map precinct election data from California’s 2016 general election; first time the Los Angeles Times published an election map of that detail.
- Lead innovative digital story telling on a number of stories that had impact: building near freeways, odds of winning the lottery, wild fire destruction and election coverage.
Adjunct professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif. (2016 – Present)
News apps intern, The Seattle Times, Seattle, Wash. (June – August 2013)
News producer & on-air host, KUAF 91.3 FM NPR, Fayetteville, Ark. (August 2012 – May 2013)
Online editor, NWA Media/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Fayetteville, Ark. (June 2009 – August 2011)