NATHANIEL LASH


About Work

Tampa Bay Times

Data Reporter | Jan. 2015 - present
I write code to report stories and visualize data.

Wall Street Journal

News Applications Developer | Oct. 2014-Jan. 2015
Working as a developer with the Interactive Graphics team, I built graphics and digital projects for the newspaper's World desk.

Newsday

Investigative Team Intern | Summer 2014
In between wrangling piles of public records, I built interactive graphics for departments across the Newsday newsroom.

Center for Investigative Reporting

Google Journalism Fellow | Summer 2013
I came in a novice coder and came out a less novice coder thanks to patient teaching of CIR news apps dev Michael Corey. There I learned the ropes of Djangoing and helping reporters make use of structured data.

The Daily Illini

News Apps Developer | March 2013 to May 2014
Managing Editor for Reporting | March 2012 to March 2013
Design Editor | Summer 2011
Assistant News Editor | March 2011 to March 2012

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Science | News-Editorial Journalism | May 2014


Awards and Honors

Winner, Local reporting | Livingston Award for Young Journalists

IRE Medal | Investigative Reporters and Editors

First place, Philip Meyer Award | Investigative Reporters and Editors

Bronze | Malofiej 24

Innovation in Journalism Award | National Press Foundation

Finalist, National reporting | Livingston Award for Young Journalists