Supervising Graphics Editor, News Apps team
Acting: October 2020–March 2023
Senior Graphics Editor, Visuals/News Apps team
Responsibilities: Coordinate, assign and execute short- and medium-turnaround graphics projects. Help develop and maintain our systems for generating, embedding and archiving code-based graphics, including starter templates for different graphic types. Assign and edit graphics produced by other colleagues. Document and promote team projects and processes. Train and mentor junior teammates. Informally project manage as needed. Coordinate with other teams across the organization on coverage, distribution, promotion and technical needs.
washingtonpost.com / Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive
Senior Designer / Politics
October 2004–December 2008
Responsibilities: Design of news graphics and special news features for washingtonpost.com. From 2006-2008, served as the primary designer for online politics projects, including interactive maps, section design and databased features.
Newspaper Association of America
Responsibilities: Writing, design and maintenance of the trade association’s Web site. Helped lead design and implementation of a sitewide redesign of NAA.org.
The George Washington University
Senior Programmer Analyst, Interactive Multimedia Applications Group
August 2002–March 2004
Responsibilities: Design and construction of websites related to University departments, organizations and events.
azcentral.com / The Arizona Republic
Full-time: December 1999–July 2002
Freelance: August 2002–2005
Responsibilities: Design and construction of news- and feature-related special sections for azcentral.com, as well as the design of commercial web sites for clients.
Master of Arts, Communication, Culture and Technology
Concentration: Politics and media
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Telecommunication,
Arizona State University
Minors: Spanish, political science
Magna cum laude
Awards and Honors
- Emmy Award and SND Best of Digital Design gold medal for “Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt” (2013)
- SND Best of Digital Design silver medal for “NPR Election Party” and the NPR Visuals team portfolio (2014)
- Peabody award for NPR.org (2009)