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Data Journalism/Research

Green City Report (NatWest)

I put together the data behind this report on the UK’s Greenest Cities for NatWest, in collaboration with Professor William Powrie of the University of Southampton.

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Client Work Data Journalism/Research

Most Featured Careers on TV (Rovva)

I produced the research behind a pair of pieces for Rovva on the most common careers for TV characters in the UK and the US.

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Client Work Data Journalism/Research

The Best Cities To Be A Pedestrian In The UK (Novotel)

I compiled the data behind this study into the best cities in the UK to move about by foot.

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Client Work Data Journalism/Research Data Viz Interactives/Games

The Lions Selection (Content Hubble)

Despite having forgotten what very little I learned about rugby when forced to play it 25 years ago I worked with Mark Johnstone of Content Hubble (who had to explain what all the statistics actually meant) on this interactive piece which compared the players of the different UK teams ahead of the selection for the British Lions tour.

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Client Work Data Journalism/Research

Musical Motivators (Barratt Homes)

I put together the data behind this piece on the most popular songs on Working From Home Spotify playlists to get an idea of what people were listening to during ‘the new normal’ for office workers.

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Client Work Copywriting Data Journalism/Research Data Viz Interactives/Games

Website Speed League (Uswitch)

I researched, wrote and then built the interactive element of this piece for Uswitch comparing loading times for websites across different commercial sectors.

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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