Find below an exhaustive version of my résumé. A shorter downloadable PDF can be found here.
You can email me at info [at] lamivo [dot] com.
Reporter, developer and visual storyteller, exploring ethical ways to mine and utilize social media data for storytelling. Collaborate with various reporters from different departments on stories. Train reporters and guide editors on stories around social media data. Represent the lab at conferences, conduct workshops, give talks and write posts for journalism-focused outlets (including NICAR, Open News Source, ONA and the Nieman blog).
Graphics journalist and data reporter for the investigations team and other parts of The Wall Street Journal. Managed and built major investigative projects for the newspaper and on the web, coordinating stories with editorial, social and video departments across the organization.
Led a team of developer-reporters, spearheaded interactive coverage of news, and gave editorial and visual guidance for long-term features. Developed templates for data visualizations, interactive components, and long-form story presentation. Trained the newsroom in data gathering and visual reporting, and implemented workflow for visual content. Reported and produced stories and interactive projects about poverty.
Reported and told stories on economic issues with graphics, videos and other visuals, translating the Planet Money approach to storytelling onto the web and on stage. Provided data analysis and graphics for major collaborations with This American Life and coordinated the team’s work with NPR’s news apps team and other editorial departments.
Worked with a dozen bureaus in Asia to develop and lead video coverage for WSJ.com on the continent. Tailored content for various regional audiences. Developed and implemented workflows, wrote and edited scripts, guided reporters in the field and hired and managed video freelancers and staffers. Coordinated and produced the largest stories in the region for U.S. audiences. Reported, produced and filed visual stories from across Asia, including the North Korean shelling of the island of Yeonpyeong, the G-20 Summit in Seoul, China’s property market and the 2011 Japan earthquake.
Reported and produced feature, analysis and breaking news videos for various sections of wsj.com, marketwatch.com and barronsonline.com, including stories on the 2008 Beijing Olympics and on HIV in Ho Chi Minh City. Coordinated video coverage with international bureaus. Conducted video workshops with reporters in bureaus worldwide. Pitched and wrote articles, multimedia packages and blog posts.
Taught semester-long courses and workshops at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism, the International Center for Photography, Columbia University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Have spoken and instructed workshops for organizations around the world, including the ONA, NICAR and Global Editors Network conferences and in Pakistan, Myanmar, the Netherlands and Germany. (See exhaustive list below)
Major: New Media (Graduated with honors as one of the top five students). Coursework: Reporting and Writing I (high honors), Business and Financial Reporting, New Media Newsroom (interactive multimedia applications, videos and slideshows; high honors), New Media Workshop (high honors), Computer Assisted Reporting, International Reporting (high honors), Graphics in the Newsroom, Masters Thesis on Burmese refugees in New York (high honors)
Major: German with Italian Studies (First class with distinction, dean’s list of humanities and arts dep.)
5-week course in Ruby and Ruby on Rails.
2017 Best Portfolio Shortlist, Data Journalism Awards 2016 Information is Beautiful Awards, Silver Medal for Interactive Visualization and longlisted for Dataviz Project 2015 EPPY Awards for Best News or Event Feature Video (reporter/producer) 2015 Two Online News Association Award nominations, categories: Planned News Event and Breaking News 2015 Two Data Journalism Awards nominations for Investigation of the Year and winner for the General Excellence Data Journalism Award 2015 Webby Awards Nominee for Online Film & Video (News & Politics: Individual Episode) 2014 World Media Summit Honorable Mention for New Media Reporting 2014 EPPY Award Finalist for Best Investigative/Enterprise Feature 2014 Two nominations for ONA Awards in Explanatory Reporting 2014 Shorty Awards Nominee for Tumblr of the Year 2013 Knight Prototype Fund Recipient 2013 Overseas Press Club Award (video producer for WSJ entry) 2011 Online News Association MJ Bear Fellow, as journalism stand-out under 30 2011 Online News Association Award Nominee, category: Breaking News 2011 Society of Publishers in Asia Honorable Mention, category: Breaking News 2011 Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award 2011 Human Rights Press Award 2011 Official Honoree for the Webby Awards 2010 Finalist for South Asian Journalists Association Journalism Award 2010 Society of Publishers in Asia Award for Editorial Excellence 2009 Finalist for Society of Professional Journalists Deadline Club Awards 2009 Webby Awards: winner; finalist and official honoree in three categories 2008 Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship 2007 Third Prize from the Foreign Press Association Scholarship Fund
Advanced Coding Organization: CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
You and Me as Data Points (Collaborative Authorship) Organization: International Center for Photography
Metrics & Outcomes (Social Journalism) Organization: CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Fundamentals in Interactive journalism Organization: CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Introduction to Data Journalism Organization: UMass Amherst
Mining the Social Web Conference: NICAR
Fasttrack Video: Video shooting Conferences: Online News Association, Native American Journalists Association, Alaska Press Club, Global Editors Network Summit, Public Radio News Directors, East Meets West Conference (Hong Kong University), Journalism Summit (Karachi, Pakistan)
Fasttrack Video: Video editing Conferences: Online News Association, Native American Journalists Association
Data Journalism and Data Visualization Conferences: Alaska Press Club, Native American Journalists Association Teaching Assignment: Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
Managing Your Interactive Media Project Location: IFP Media Center
User Engagement and Crowd-Sourced Storytelling Similarly: How to Use Data to Engage Your Audience Location: IFP Media Center, Native American Journalists Association, Funglode (Dominican Republic)
Weeklong multimedia and data journalism workshops Teaching Assignment: Alaska Press Club, Journalism Department of Yangon University (Myanmar)
Mining the Social Web Organization: BuzzFeed
Video workflows and newsroom training Organization: The Wall Street Journal
Multi-platform journalism workflows and newsroom training Organization: Al Jazeera America
Tech Poetics 2017 San Francisco
ONA Local Salon: Fact Checking Political Leaders' Social Media 2017 San Francisco
💬 🌎 ✊ 2016 Popup Magazine Fall Tour
Super-powering watchdog journalism with data — and empathy 2016 The New School, New York
How to make people care about your data 2016 Mozfest London
All you care about is yourself (on personalization in journalism) 2016 Hacks/Hackers Berlin
Your biggest Fan 2016 Tapefest
Finding Humans in Data 2016 Facets Con
Clueless in the Digital Age (keynote) 2016 Stichting Verhalende Journalistiek (Amsterdam), Neue Deutsche Medienmacher (Berlin)
Loving Long-Distance 2015 Storycode (New York)
You and Me as Data Points 2015 Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Day (New York)
Loving Long-Distance 2014 Power to the Pixel (London)
How (Not) to Tell a Story 2014 TEDxNewYork
Discussion on multimedia storytelling 2014 WAM!NYC Conference
How should today’s newsrooms push the limits of technology to better connect with audiences? Google Media Summit (New York)