Covered the 2018 midterm elections for the Guardian's Visuals team, building election-related interactives, contributing to data analysis, and developing the Guardian's live election results.
Worked in NBC's national newsroom in the Owned Stations division, producing videos, designing graphics, developing interactives, and building digital tools for NBC's 15 local station websites.
Assisted with the Delta Center’s “Most Southern Place on Earth” workshops by planning logistics, taking photos and video, producing multimedia stories, and designing printed marketing.
Worked on the eCommerce technology team, entirely rebuilding an internal inventory management system with MySQL, MongoDB, Ruby on Rails, and JS.
I led the design and development of this game about the difficult path ahead for Theresa May's deal. It was popular with readers, gaining traction on social media and remaining on the homepage for two days.
As the 2018 midterm election results came in, I contributed to The Guardian's visual analysis story by looking at night's results alongside demographic information.
Designed and built portions of The Guardian's midterm elections page, including both back-end data parsing, front-end React components, and the innovative ticker.
An investigative story and interactive about the habits of political advertisers on Facebook.
A profile of Yvette Matthews, an activist for affordable housing amid soaring rents in Chapel Hill.
Double-majoring in journalism and CS, with a minor in entrepreneurship. Relevant coursework includes Interactive Journalism, Big Data Ethics, Data Structures, UX design, and Multimedia Storytelling. GPA: 3.92
Accepted into a selective scholarship program to be a “dual citizen” of both UNC and Duke, studying and living at both schools. Coursework includes Algorithmic Journalism, Politics and Media, and Profile Writing.
Attended a selective magnet high school for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Collaborated with Dr. Phillip Napoli on research on the spread of news content on social media, which was selected for the Association of Internet Researchers conference and is pending publication.
Developed new storytelling technologies in Prof. Steven King's lab, including a photogrammetry tool and a scavenger hunt app. Responsibilities included product management, research, design, and development.