New York Magazine
Home Smart Home Editor // March-August 2018
A new pop-up blog under Select All, New York Magazine’s technology site. I’m the senior editor of a 120-story feature package about smart homes, artificial intelligence, and the future of living in an increasingly connected world.
Life Timeline Editorial Lead // February 2017
Immersive interactive project showing how the world has changed during your lifetime. Worked for almost a year with freelancers, editors, designers, and developers to create and shape the database that powers the timeline. Here is a write-up of the project and interview with my editor on the project. Winner of the 2017 MPA Imagination Award.
Inside Jobs Assistant Art Director // November 2016
An oral history of the American workforce. Worked with visuals editor Emily Epstein to commission and direct 103 illustrations by Rebecca Clarke. Contributed to design process for final interactive dashboard.
The Obama Era Editor // December 2016
A retrospective on the Obama presidency tied to Ta-Nehisi Coates’s January 2017 cover story for The Atlantic, featuring interviews with Barack Obama and essays from public intellectuals.
EquiTable (formerly Equipay) Grand Prize Winner, Comedy Hack Day 10 // January 2016
Bill splitting app to split the bill fairly. No really, fairly. Uses Bureau of Labor Statistics information to split bills among people in order to compensate for to systemic inequality. “Reparations, one meal at a time.” Featured in the Washington Post, The Atlantic, NPR, Quartz, Huffington Post, Mic, New York Magazine, TIME, and Complex News, among others. Real full app launched March 2016.
“Phantom in Phoenix“ Story Designer and Web Editor // Dow Jones News Fund // May 2015
When “The Phantom of the Opera” travels around the world, what comes with it? A look into the show’s culture, history, commerce, and crew.
Mobile-first, fully-integrated, multimedia reporting project created with 13 other student journalists as part of the Dow Jones News Fund’s week-long digital journalism bootcamp at the Walter Cronkite School at Arizona State University.
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- “Upload Your Prayers to the Virgin of Guadalupe” by Ellen Freeman, New York Magazine
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- “To Be Both Midwestern and Hmong” by Doualy Xaykaothao, The Atlantic
- “My Donald Trump Jr. Shadow Instagram Feed” Slate
- “Is Wikipedia Foreshadowing Clinton’s Vice-Presidential Pick?” — Scoop: Used Wikipedia edit history to track the Clinton campaign’s announcement schedule, and predicted the selection of Tim Kaine as V.P. pick. The Atlantic