John Keefe is the Senior Editor for Data News. He's part of WNYC's Data News Team, which helps our journalists use and analyze data and also builds interactive maps, charts and data-driven projects. He tweets at @jkeefe.
Keefe also teaches in the Journalism + Design program at The New School university in New York.
Previously, Keefe led WNYC's news operation for nine years and grew its capacity for breaking news, election coverage and investigative reporting. His career also includes work as a police reporter at the Wisconsin State Journal and the Racine Journal Times, as science editor for Discovery Channel Online and as president of a small digital production company. He is a former member of the Online News Association board of directors and was an advisor in the creation of CensusReporter, a data tool for journalists.
John Keefe appears in the following:
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Friday, July 17, 2015
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Friday, April 03, 2015
Monday, March 30, 2015
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
Monday, January 12, 2015
Friday, December 12, 2014
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Friday, August 15, 2014
The number of scorchers this year is down drastically from years past. The mercury has reached 90 degrees just four days this summer, while New York City typically experienced at least 15 hotter days in each of the past four years.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Congressman Charlie Rangel has declared victory in New York's 13th congressional district Democratic primary. But he only leads Adriano Espaillat by about two thousand votes, and a significant number of absentee ballots have yet to be counted. WNYC political reporter Brigid Bergin and Data News team's John Keefe break down the politics and data of the super-close race.
Friday, June 06, 2014
State Senator Adriano Espaillat is gaining big-time support in the race to represent East Harlem's congressional district, which has some of the city's highest concentrations of Dominican and Puerto Rican voters. But he’s up against major seniority: Rep. Charlie Rangel, who’s been serving Harlem for 40 years.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
As a group, the over 4,600 Clock Your Sleep participants got more sleep in the fourth week than in the first week fo the project. WNYC's data news team senior editor John Keefe discusses the findings from the first month of the project. Plus, sleep team captains leading a two-week challenge to get an extra hour of sleep join the conversation to pitch why you should join their sleep team.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Monday, March 31, 2014
A few great reasons to clock your sleep with WNYC: if you're sleepless in the city you're more likely to get robbed in the subway — or catch a cold.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
There’s a new report out that alleges corrupt misdeeds in Albany, including hidden campaign expenditures and bundles of contributions made to non-profits connected to lawmakers. Among the many findings, one stood out to us: A non-profit, housed in a New York City storefront, has received $3 million in funding from state lawmakers to provide medical services, but doesn't appear to have offered much in the way of services.