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 who explores ethical ways to mine and utilize social data for storytelling.
Multi-platform journalist for The Wall Street Journal's investigations team.
Lead a team of interactive reporters. Report and produce interactive, audiovisual and written stories about poverty. Train the newsroom in multimedia reporting.
Reported on a range of economic issues, researched and analyzed data sets, wrote pieces for the blog, produced online components (data visualizatiointeractives, photography and videos) and managed web projects for enterprise stories.
Reported and produced multimedia projects, videos, animations and infographics for The Wall Street Journal and others, including an interactive project on food price inflation issues across Asia; a web documentary on Chinese politician Bo Xilai and animations about the influence of redistricting on the U.S. elections.
Led video coverage, wrote and edited scripts, guided reporters in the field and hired and managed freelancers and staffers. Reported, produced and filed videos and photographs from across Asia. Covered the North Korean shelling of the island of Yeonpyeong, the G-20 Summit in Seoul, China’s property market and the 2011 Japan earthquake. Managed long-form multimedia projects across departments and sections. Developed and implemented workflows.
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.
Adjunct assistant professor in interactive journalism at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism and an adjunct professor in data journalism and infographics at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Workshop instructor in video, data visualization, audience engagement at various conferences, including the Online News Association, the Native American Journalists Association, the Asian American Journalists Association and the Global Editors Network conferences.
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.
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
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)
Video workflows and newsroom training Organization: The Wall Street Journal
Multi-platform journalism workflows and newsroom training Organization: Al Jazeera America
💬 🌎 ✊ 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
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)