Displaying live election results for Louisiana's presidential primary on a precinct-level map of the entire state. This required a healthy amount of data cleaning and geographic processing in order to make sure all 4,000 precincts were accurate and had the same name formats as the Secretary of State's vote results data. This was my first time using D3 in a production environment.
Tells readers how a proposed tax increase would affect their tax bills.
Live election results for Louisiana's general gubernatorial election, expanded to offer precinct-level details in six parishes. This project was the subject of a successful Beacon Reader crowdfunding campaign.
Live election results for Louisiana's primary gubernatorial election.
Combines 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, new photography and on-the-ground reporting.
Live election results for Louisiana's general congressional election.
My first and The Lens' second foray into live election coverage for New Orleans and Louisiana.
Combines a daily, automated web scraper with a back-end database to show past and present 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 final project, I investigated the ebb and flow of methamphetamine production in Illinois. I wrote the stories and 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.
Various visualizations I've created while practicing D3.
A fully scripted data processing pipeline for various geographic shapes in Louisiana. The GitHub repository is constantly updated, and features Shapefile, GeoJSON and TopoJSON file formats. This speeds up graphic development and allows for easier customization.