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:
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
In some New York City neighborhoods, more than half of eligible home construction projects are underway. In others, it's as few as 10 percent.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Most of them are drug offenders, but very few will be coming to New York. Still, critics of the move are raising concerns. WNYC and the Marshall Project put the release in perspective.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
New York state has one of the most restrictive laws in the nation governing public access to police disciplinary records. Our 50-state survey shows it doesn’t have to be that way.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
DNAInfo found that its readers disagreed about their neighborhoods' boundaries. WNYC's John Keefe talks about why it matters where one neighborhood ends and another one begins.
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
New York is a city of neighborhoods — but where those neighborhoods begin and end isn't entirely clear. DNAinfo asked its readers to crowdsource the boundaries, and the results are in.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
A major restoration of the cathedral was expedited for the pope's visit this month. Hear our tour with the rector and an architect, and slide back and forth on a before and after photo.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
The quarterfinals of the U.S. Open start today, and if you can't make it to Queens, the Wall Street Journal has a cool way to experience the action — by judging if a ball is in or out.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A new study of 311 calls suggests greater conflict in racial and ethnic transition zones.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
We took temperatures at 103 platforms during Wednesday evening's rush. Here are the results.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
An example of how numbers can make a story extremely personal.
Friday, July 17, 2015
A look at major events at the intersection of race and policing.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
When it comes to samples, size matters.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Fine particles of black carbon are linked to a wide array of heart, respiratory and other health problems. WNYC and Columbia want to know how those air particles affect bike commuters.
Friday, April 03, 2015
WNYC is the first to obtain access to vaccination rates in the largest public school system in the U.S. And now, you can look them up.
Monday, March 30, 2015
WNYC's get-out-the-vote experiment in one election district yields promising results.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
A crowded Harlem Line train crashed into a Mercedes SUV in Valhalla on Tuesday evening, creating a fatal explosion — and the deadliest incident in the railroad's history.
Monday, January 26, 2015
The mayor says accumulation could hit three feet, with winds gusts of 50 miles an hour, making for one of the nastiest snowstorms on record.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Wed, Jan. 14 | SOLD OUT. Join New Tech City for a digital detox that will help you reclaim the time you spend on your phone and use it to rediscover the creative benefits of boredom.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Latest NYPD stats show an increase in total arrests last week, but tickets are still dramatically lower than last year.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Records show police are far more likely to file resisting arrest charges against blacks than whites — another sign of the troubled relationship between communities of color and the NYPD.