I’m a data visualization journalist and designer based in Chicago. I work at the Chicago Tribune, where I report and produce visual journalism.

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Proficient in data visualization best practices, research, reporting, graphic design principles and typography.

Technical proficiencies

  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • HTML and CSS (including SASS)
  • Geographic information systems (QGIS and ArcGIS)
  • Data analysis with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with JavaScript, Leaflet, D3.js, Git and Adobe AfterEffects.


Chicago Tribune, data visualization journalist
(March 2012 to present)

  • Produce charts, maps, motion graphics and other visualizations. These pieces are often done under tight deadlines and developed as mobile- and web-first experiences.
  • Analyze and research data using spreadsheets and geographic information systems to identify trends and storylines in the data.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the department and the metro and breaking news editors, leading the team in coordinating visualizations for those subject areas.
  • Work in a collaborative environment with reporters, designers, developers, photographers and videographers.

The Florida Times-Union and Jacksonville.com, graphic artist
(May 2009 to March 2012)

  • Produced charts, maps and other graphics for the web and printed newspaper. Conceived and produced illustrations for entertainment, sports and special section covers.
  • Created interactive Flash graphics for Jacksonville.com
  • Helped revamp graphics styles and templates for a 2011 newspaper redesign.


  • 2018 Outstanding Young Alumnus – Ball State University Department of Journalism
  • 2016 Illinois Press Association awards – Third place, informational graphic
  • 2012 Society for News Design Award of Excellence
  • 2011 Florida Press Club – Third place, artist illustration
  • 2010 Florida Press Club – First place, artist illustration