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Client Work Data Journalism/Research Data Viz

Urban Footprint (Geotab/Distilled)

For this piece I used OpenStreetMap data* to generate imagery and maps representing how much land in different cities is set aside as green space compared to how much is used for roads and buildings.

Coverage included: NBC New York, Planetizen, Boston Magazine

* supplemented by other sources where OSM was missing e.g. building footprints

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Client Work Data Journalism/Research Data Viz

Time To Commute (Geotab/Distilled)

I compiled the data and generated the maps for this piece, visualising US census information about commute times for 20 different cities to show how long different journeys into each city take, and which city’s commuters have it the worst.

Coverage included: NBC San Diego, Curbed, Star Tribune

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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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Client Work Data Journalism/Research

Bites of the Big Apple (Crimson Hexagon/Distilled)

[Piece is now offline due to client merging with another company]

For this piece I used Crimson Hexagon’s Instagram insights tool to analyse popular hashtags to provide data that was then used populate a map of New York with emojis indicating the place and time of day people were instagramming different food and drinks.

Coverage included: Thrillist, foodandwine.com, Patch

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Client Work Data Journalism/Research

The Best Day For Your Big Day (Distilled/Bloomingdale’s)

What’s the perfect day to get married on? If you live in the USA, I’ve worked it out (maybe).

I crunched data about the typical weather for each calendar date in different US cities, which was then used to power a tool to find the day with closest to ideal weather conditions for a wedding.

https://www.bloomingdales.com/b/best-wedding-dates-united-states/

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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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Client Work Data Journalism/Research

The Most Dangerous Days to Drive (Geotab/Distilled)

I crunched the US traffic data behind this piece for Geotab about the days when the most fatal accidents happen in each state.

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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 Data Journalism/Research

How To Win An Olivier Award (London Theatre/Distilled)

I dug into the last 4 decades of theatrical history to help compile an interactive guide to winning an Olivier Award.

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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.