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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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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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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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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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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 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.