Digital Projects

 
Illustration by Corey Brickley

Illustration by Corey Brickley

ProPublica — Selected stories

Design Fellow, May 2018 — Present

Art direction, editorial design, and visuals for investigative stories.

 

BuzzFeed News — Reporting to You

Audio Producer, March — May 2018

Write daily news show, produce audio, conceptualize motion graphics for Spotify audiovisual platform.

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Studio 20 – Finding Sanctuary  

Product Manager and Reporter, December 2017 – May 2017

Led product management and reported on a multimedia story exploring what “sanctuary” means to six New Yorkers, in light of President Trump’s crackdown on sanctuary cities. 

Awards: Emmy Award, Two Horizon Interactive Awards, CPOY Award, and Webby Award nomination

Tools: Project management, wire-framing, video, 360, data visualizations, JavaScript, writing, reporting

 
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The New Yorker, The Intercept, and Parse.ly – Personalization With Privacy

Audience Researcher, September – December of 2017

For my master's capstone, I created Personalization With Privacy to expand and improve personalization for two newsrooms – The New Yorker and The Intercept – through the analytics service Parse.ly. The project outlines a set of audience insights for personalization that resonates strongest with different types of readers, while maintaining sensitivity to audience privacy.  

Tools: Audience strategy, extensive user research, usability testing, human-centered design, prototyping

 
The Wall Street Journal, Snapchat Discover

The Wall Street Journal, Snapchat Discover

The Wall Street Journal – Earning Relevance

Designer + Emerging Media Producer, December 2017 – May 2017

Worked on site design and emerging media to visually restructure WSJ's earnings reports. The redesign was implemented in a strategy memo for WSJ's 2020 initiative, an action plan to innovate WSJ's digital coverage.

Tools: UX design, Snapchat Discover, platform-native storytelling, user-testing, agile processes  

 
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News Literacy 2017 – Advanced Analytics and Metrics

Audience Strategist, September 2017 – January 2017

Created a set of guidelines teaching newsrooms how to create an analytics strategy that reflects their editorial, business, and audience development goals. 

Tools: Reporting, audience engagement, analytics

 
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Call Your Senators Twitter Bot

Developer, February 2017

Beep boop bop, I built a Twitter bot. It helps you contact your state senators.

Tools: Node.js, JavaScript, Twitter API, Digital Ocean