Presented live election results for Louisiana and New Orleans using precinct-level maps. For the past two years, I have been responsible for all data processing and front-end web development. This election coverage has been the subject of a successful crowdfunding campaign and has been sold to news outlets in New Orleans and Louisiana.
An interactive way for readers to see how a proposed tax increase would affect their tax bills.
Combined text, photos and interactive design to present the stories of planned and unexpected demolitions in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. The project drew on FEMA databases, archived photos and on-the-ground reporting.
A daily web scraper and searchable archive of property sales.
The online component of Gambit's annual Best Bars issue, presented as an interactive quiz to differentiate between the different types of bars.
A web scraper that grabs all of the City of New Orleans' new contracts and stores them in a fully searchable archive.
For my master's degree, I investigated the ebb and flow of methamphetamine production in Illinois. I wrote the stories, produced the data visualizations and worked with the local NPR and PBS affiliates as they produced follow-up radio and TV pieces. The radio story went on to win the Edward R. Murrow Award for best investigative reporting in a small market (2014).
The online presentation for Gambit's annual Best of New Orleans issue.
An examination of bridge infrastructure in Illinois and Champaign County that found the bridges most in need of repair often went years before receiving funding or repairs.
Various visualizations I've created while practicing D3.
A fully scripted data-processing pipeline for creating files of various geographies in Louisiana. The GitHub repository features Shapefile, GeoJSON and TopoJSON file formats. This was created to eliminate duplicate work and decrease development time for new graphics.