Price Check: A community-created guide to health costs

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Interactive | No Comments
Price Check: A community-created guide to health costs

No database yet exists where consumers can easily look up costs. KQED teamed up with and KPCC to win a Knight Prototype Grant to ask users to help us make health care costs transparent.  I led the product team at KQED, working closely with our partners to launch an embeddable form for users to submit […]

Displaying staffing rates for California nursing homes

Posted by on May 17, 2010 in Interactive | No Comments

Users can explore in detail the 645 nursing homes that gained the most under a 2004 law designed to help hire more caregivers and boost wages. The database shows each home’s revenue under the new law, net income, staffing rates and staffing wages. Also,  users can sort through facilities with a google map displaying homes […]

Launching California Watch

Posted by on May 17, 2010 in Interactive | No Comments

California Watch, a branch of the Center for Investigative Reporting, launched online in January 2010. I helped lead the development and design effort, working with contract designers and developers, editors and reporters to decide everything from new features, content organization, work flow and design. We brainstormed as an editorial team to decide on features, while […]

It happens at midnight

Posted by on Oct 5, 2009 in Interactive | No Comments

My masters project explores the resurgence of midnight movies. The project won the 2009 ONA Small Team Student Award, the 2009 Wired Excellence in New Media Award and was a finalist for the 2010 SXSW Interactive Student award. It features more than 26 minutes of fully produced video and 3,000 words. I produced and shot […]

SF Chronicle | You decide who gets California’s water

Posted by on Apr 9, 2009 in Interactive | No Comments

I created an interactive flash game for The Chronicle/ on California water usage and wrote a full page article for the paper on distribution issues. Over three months I conducted all of the reporting and did all of the shooting and production myself. View the game.

Dollars and change: Backing Obama in the Bay Area

Posted by on Nov 1, 2008 in Interactive | No Comments

I explored exactly how much money residents of the Bay Area were donating to Barack Obama and why through an interactive graph, data charts and videos. I was the team leader on this project and used the FEC database and Access to narrow down how much, in what amounts, when and where people donated from. […]

SF Bay Guardian | Making a marriage

Posted by on Oct 31, 2008 in Interactive | No Comments

Jen and Iris flew over 2,000 miles from Atlanta, Georgia, determined to become legally recognized as a married couple – even if just for a moment. They are one of the many couples flocking to San Francisco’s City Hall in the days leading up to the vote of Proposition 8, when Californians decide whether to […]

Washington Post | Beijing Beat

Posted by on Aug 11, 2008 in Interactive | No Comments

Before the Olympics I went to Beijing for the Washington Post. With six other reporters I helped report and produce a series of stories about everyday life of Beijingers in San Francisco and back in Beijing. I designed and developed the Web project. View the project.

Chauncey Bailey Project | A history of Your Black Muslim Bakery

Posted by on Aug 10, 2008 in Interactive | No Comments

Using archival images and current videos this interactive timeline explains how the Your Black Muslim Bakery developed and their legal entanglements, including the murder of journalist Chauncey Bailey. I reported and produced this timeline with Rhyen Coombs.

Chauncey Bailey Project | Site redesign

Posted by on Aug 8, 2008 in Interactive | No Comments

Working with a team of reporters and producers I helped redesign the Chauncey Bailey Project Web site. I was a part of the design, implementation and outreach for the site. View it here.