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Client Work Copywriting Data Journalism/Research

America’s Highest Roads (Geotab/Distilled)

For this Geotab piece I wrote scripts to combine data from the US National Elevation Dataset and the US Census’s dataset of every American road, in order to identify the highest section of road in every US state. I also wrote the accompanying copy for the piece.

Coverage included: Yahoo, The Denver Channel, Matador Network

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Can sleep really make you fitter? (Hyde & Sleep)

A blog post for mattress retailer Hyde & Sleep on the evidence that links better sleep with better athletic performance.

https://www.hydeandsleep.com/blog/Can-sleep-really-make-you-fitter/

 

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Whisky Cheat Sheet (The Overtake/Cooper King Distillery)

I put together a bluffer’s guide to whisky for excellent new journalism start-up The Overtake (sponsored by Cooper King, who make whisky and gin).

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Client Work Copywriting Data Journalism/Research

Dead Men On Dollar Bills (Advisa/Distilled)

I compiled the data and wrote the words for this interactive piece about almost everyone on banknotes being a bloke.

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Productivity tips from scientists (Mendeley/Distilled)

I wrote some blog posts for Mendeley Careers attempting to divine productivity advice from the lives and words of notable scientists.  N.B. DO NOT SLEEP WITH A JAR OF RADIUM BY YOUR BED, THAT IS NOT GOOD ADVICE.

Inventing the perfect day: daily routines of famous scientists

Think like Tesla, experiment like Edison: Productivity tips from 10 famous scientists

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Client Work Copywriting Data Journalism/Research Things

The Most Dangerous Highways in America (Geotab/Distilled)

I crunched 10 years of US traffic data to provide the numbers (and copy) behind this piece about road accidents in the US.

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Client Work Copywriting Data Journalism/Research

Check Me Out (Yours clothing/Distilled)

I surveyed real actual people about their ideal dates to help Distilled build a quiz which purports to tell you how much of the internet you’re romantically compatible with.

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Client Work Copywriting Data Journalism/Research Things

Ventures of the PayPal Mafia (Fleximize/Distilled)

I worked on this interactive about the sprawling reach of PayPal’s sinister techbro alumni, and it has been shortlisted for an Information Is Beautiful award, which is nice.

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(I did the Information, rather than the Beauty.)

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Client Work Copywriting Data Journalism/Research

The Careers Of The Founders (Fleximize/Distilled)

Researched and wrote the copy for an interactive infographic about the chequered pasts of company founders.