Volunteers

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Aaron BycoffeAaron Bycoffe is the data editor at The Huffington Post. He was previously a developer at the Sunlight Foundation, the Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va., and the Daily Press in Newport News, Va. @bycoffe

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Q-fgZKZOJeremy Bowers is a developer on the New York Times interactive news team. Previously, Jeremy was a developer on the visuals team at NPR, a senior embedded developer at the Washington Post and a developer at the St. Petersburg Times, where he contributed code to the Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact. @jeremybowers 

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Chris ChangChristopher Chang is a developer at the Texas Tribune. Originally from Houston, he studied electrical engineering and solid state electronics at the University of Texas at Austin. Afterwards, he worked at Synthetic Pictures; specializing in post production, and wrote several web apps before joining the Texas Tribune.

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Alex DunerAlex Duner is a freshman at Northwestern University studying journalism and computer science and is a student fellow at Northwestern’s Knight Lab. He is a technophile, news junkie, design enthusiast, policy wonk, and an avid reader. He also creates digital artworks which can be seen at dunerart.com. @asduner

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Jacob Fenton
Jacob Fenton is the Editorial Engineer at The Sunlight Foundation. Previously he was Director of Computer-Assisted Reporting at American University’s Investigative Reporting Workshop, and Database Editor at The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.). He’s also worked as a newspaper reporter in Pennsylvania and as a software developer in California.

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088884bSandra Fish is an experienced independent journalist based in Boulder, Colorado, specializing in politics, government and data reporting. @fishnette

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Nolan HicksNolan Hicks is a reporter on the San Antonio Express-News’ business desk, covering CPS Energy (formerly known as City Public Service) and technology. He previously covered local government for the paper and started with Hearst as an intern in the Austin bureau. @ndhapple

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Dan HillDan Hill builds data interactives and maintains the massive Texas Tribune government salaries database. He grew up in Sacramento, studied journalism and computer science at Northwestern University, and contributed to data projects as an intern at The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. @DanHillReports

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Coulter JonesCoulter Jones is a Data Reporter at WNYC, focusing on investigative reporting and data analysis in news coverage. He works on the data backend and crafting stories for Schoolbook, on Data News investigations and features. Before joining WNYC, he was an investigative reporter specializing in data analysis at The Center for Investigative Reporting. @coulterjones

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Joanna KaoJoanna Kao is an interactive developer and reporter at Al Jazeera America and an MIT 2013 graduate in Electrical Engineering with Computer Science, with a minor in writing. She aims to tell compelling stories through creating innovative interactives and visualizations by combining strengths in computer science, design and journalism. @joannaskao

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unnamed-1Chris Keller currently mixes code and data as a news applications developer and data journalist for KPCC/Southern California Public Radio in Pasadena. He began his career in journalism as a sports writer and has since served as reporter, desk editor, assignment editor and online content editor at various news organizations. @ChrisLKeller

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unnamedJoe Kokenge has practiced data journalism at a number of local newspapers and national non-profits including ProPublica, The Center for Public Integrity, The Des Moines Register and The San Antonio Express-News.  Born an Iowan, he grew up in Grand Island, NE. @josephkokenge

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Tom MeagherTom Meagher is the data editor at The Marshall Project. Previously, he was data editor for Digital First Media, the nation’s second-largest newspaper company, with more than 75 daily papers. Tom is also the co-founder of Hack Jersey, dedicated to bringing journalists and developers to work together in the Garden State. @ultracasual

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Eric MillEric Mill builds software, writes on tech policy, and helps manage the Sunlight Foundation’s international program. His projects at Sunlight include Congress API, its government search and alert system Scout, and a Congress app for Android phones. He also leads Sunlight’s involvement in many of the projects at github.com/unitedstates.  @konklone

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LMontanezLuigi Montanez is the founding engineer at Upworthy, a viral media site that aims to drive massive amounts of attention to the topics that matter most. It’s been called the fastest growing media company of all time by Business Insider and Fast Company. Before Upworthy, Luigi was a developer at the Sunlight Foundation. He is also an organizer of Code for Atlanta. @1uigi

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David MortonDavid Morton is a reporter, musician and programmer from Chattanooga, Tenn. He covers local government for Nooga.com, an online news site, and is heading research for Chattizen, a local citizens’ guide backed by the Knight Foundation. In his spare time, he writes Ruby, JavaScript and Objective-C.  @itypewords

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Justin Myers is a developer on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s data and interactives team. Before working at the Chronicle, he built 2012 election results maps for the PBS NewsHour. When he isn’t making things out of code or wire, he’s probably making them out of flour instead. @myersjustinc

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Alan PalazzoloAlan Palazzolo is an interactive developer at MinnPost focused on open source software, data visualization, and mapping. Before joining MinnPost, he was an inaugural Code for America fellow in 2011. He has also worked in the nonprofit and NGO sectors, both at home and abroad for more than 7 years. He is an active contributor to the Drupal community and other open source projects. @zzolo

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Pam SellePam Selle is a software developer in Philadelphia, PA with a passion for open data and open standards. Besides her day job, she also speaks and writes on technical topics, with a blog at thewebivore.com. @pamasaur

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Suyeon SonSuyeon Son is a journalist interested in exploring new technologies and media tools to tell data-based stories of social and criminal justice. She is currently an undergraduate fellow at Northwestern University’s Knight Lab. @suyeon_son

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Aaron StraussAaron Strauss is a freelance political data consultant in Washington, DC. He currently consults for Google on civic information, and recently his Election Day resource calculator was highlighted in the Presidential Commission on Election Administration’s report. He has a PhD in political science from Princeton. @aaron_strauss

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David TonoyanDavid Tonyan is a fertilizer markets reporter at ICIS, based in Houston, TX. He previously interned with Crain’s Chicago Business and graduated from the Medill School of Jounalism MSJ program in 2012. He previously worked in analytics at Epic Systems. @dton87

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Curt WoodwardCurt Woodward is Senior Editor at Xconomy, where he covers technology and innovation in the Boston area. He has also worked  in their Seattle bureau and continues to cove some Seattle tech companies, including Amazon and Microsoft. Previously, he worked on three states for The Associated Press, covering  business, law, politics, government, and general mayhem. @curtwoodward

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