John R. Roby
data journalism    ][    investigative reporting    ][    training & consulting    
Interactives and data work
INTERACTIVE: A Shiny app for comparing New Mexico's early childhood-focused appropriations (opens in new tab).
INTERACTIVE: A Shiny app that lets users explore legislation focused on child well-being in New Mexico (opens in new tab).
A selection of articles
Threading the Needle: Anti-vaxxers spot a loophole in New Mexico’s immunization law—one the state’s known about for years, but that’s proven hard to close.
— Santa Fe Reporter, June 2019.
New Mexico's public schools run on old infrastructure.
— Searchlight New Mexico, Sept. 2018.
For contracts, New Mexico increasingly looks elsewhere.
— Searchlight New Mexico, July 2018.
Watchdog Report: Danger on the highways.
— Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton, NY. April 2017.
Upstate sinks in flood of legal opioids.
— Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton, NY. Dec. 2016.
NYSAPA award winner for multimedia storytelling, 2016.
Is that parking garage safe? Inspections not required.
— Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton, NY. Sept. 2015
NYSAPA award winner for public service reporting, 2016. In response, NY passed a law requiring inspections and public disclosure.
Hire me!
I offer data journalism training for nonprofits and newsrooms, as well as data analysis and visualization services for journalism organizations. Examples include exploratory data analysis, statistical modeling, breaking data out of PDFs, and static and interactive web graphics/applications. References available. Email: jroby2 "at" gmail "dot" com.