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I'm Graham Starr, a journalist who makes things with math, art, and computers. Currently, I build and edit things for The Atlantic's special projects team, where I've been since February 2016.

I'm interested in experimental media and the intersection of comedy, tech, and journalism. This past year, I participated in Comedy Hack Day, where my team, EquiTable, won the grand prize with a bill-splitting app that uses Bureau of Labor Statistics data to account for historic wage inequity. The app received some press and was featured in New York, Fortune, and (wow!) Breitbart dot com, among others. I also did things with Stupid Hackathon and The Useless Press, and wrote and read jokes for An Evening of Humorous Readings.

Before I was at The Atlantic, I was a media consultant with the UN Refugee Agency's (UNHCR) special projects lab, working on viral creative media. Before that, I was a Dow Jones News Fund digital intern at the Christian Science Monitor, where I wrote about technology and served on the website's redesign team. I was also the story designer and web editor for the Dow Jones News Fund’s "Phantom in Phoenix" multimedia reporting project on The Phantom of the Opera's U.S. tour show in Phoenix, Arizona.

In college, I was the editor-in-chief of Tufts University's humor magazine, The Zamboni, which would be a weird sentence if I went to a college that wasn't Tufts. I revived and redesigned the publication, launching its first website and growing its staff from five to 60. Currently, the group is still active on campus, and develops experimental comedy projects in addition to printing its monthly magazine.

More of my résumé can be seen by looking at my résumé.

If you'd like to hire me to do something cool for you, or just want to chat, please don't hesitate to send me an email. I'd love to hear from you!