Noah Veltman

Noah Veltman is a developer and reporter on the WNYC Data News Team, where he builds interactive graphics, maps, and data-driven news apps. He tweets at @veltman.

Veltman also teaches in the Journalism + Design program at The New School university in New York. Previously, he was a Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellow at BBC News in London.

Some of his other projects can be found at

Noah Veltman appears in the following:

New York Voter Guide for 2016 November Election

Monday, October 31, 2016

Learn about the presidential candidates, and candidates down the ballot in your district.

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Your Voter Guide for Tuesday's New York Primary Election

Monday, September 12, 2016

Enter your address and find out who's running in your district. Polls open at 6 a.m. or noon depending on your county, and all polls close at 9 p.m.

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Espaillat Claims Victory in Historic Uptown Race

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat would become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress, replacing legendary Congressman Charles Rangel in a changing Harlem district.


New Jersey's Liquor Laws Were Created for a Very Different Population

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Finding a restaurant where you can order a glass of wine in the state isn’t easy. The state’s liquor laws were set after Prohibition to limit access to alcohol. Not a lot has changed.

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NailbiterBot Tweets Close NCAA March Madness Games

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Follow @NailbiterBot on Twitter to make sure you don't miss any end-of-game March Madness nailbiters. 


The Five Borough Backlot: TV Shooting Locations in New York City

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

If you think you're running into more TV camera crews these days, it's not just your imagination.

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Mapping the Book that Guided Black Travelers Across a Segregated America

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The "Green Book" guided black travelers to welcoming destinations.

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The Ticking Carbon Clock

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Just how high are greenhouse gas levels? The Carbon Clock gives you an up-to-the-second view.


Big Trouble in Little Data

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

In the rush to find meaning in data, it's easy to see meaning in randomness instead. Beware of reporters who come bearing small sample sizes.


Is Police Misconduct a Secret in Your State?

Thursday, October 15, 2015

A WNYC investigation found that access to records of police misconduct varies widely across the country.  See how your state compares.

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New York Leads in Shielding Police Misconduct

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.

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The Hard Truth About Cops Who Lie

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

A WNYC investigation found more than 120 cops with documented credibility problems, and many of them remained on the force. What is the NYPD doing about it?

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FUNLOVIN, DURTY and ALLSWAG: Understanding New Yorkers Through Their License Plates

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

The wit, wisdom and WHYYYYYY behind custom tags that were accepted and rejected by the DMV.

Weird, Clever and Rejected: NY's Vanity License Plates

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

The WNYC data news team sifted through the vanity license plates that were both approved and rejected by the NYS DMV.

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In Search of the Longest Subway Ride

Friday, July 10, 2015

What's the longest ride you can take on the New York subway? We're at 148 miles and counting.

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Where New York City Kids Are Not Getting Vaccinated

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.

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The Mobile Tool for NCAA Maniacs: Nailbiter Bot

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Sign up for the Nailbiter Bot to get alerts when a men's or women's NCAA tournament game is close with under 3:00 left.


Do Speed Cameras Make Streets Safer or Just Rake in Millions? Yes.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Officials won't say where they've placed NYC's controversial speed cameras, but we found out and mapped them.

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NYPD Arrests Increase Slightly

Monday, January 12, 2015

Latest NYPD stats show an increase in total arrests last week, but tickets are still dramatically lower than last year.

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Crunching the Data on Resisting Arrest

Friday, December 12, 2014

The WNYC data news team looks to the numbers to tell us more on race and the risk of being charged with resisting arrest.

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