Jekyll in the Newsroom

It’s all about Jekyll and journalism: Find out how ProPublica uses Jekyll and Grunt to report some of its biggest stories, including everything from helping a network of over 1,000 journalists cover Election Day in real time…

It’s all about Jekyll and journalism: Find out how ProPublica uses Jekyll and Grunt to report some of its biggest stories, including everything from helping a network of over 1,000 journalists cover Election Day in real time (on the site “Electionland”), to telling the sordid tale of how a U.S. company helped aid a notorious warlord—and everything in between.

About David Sleight:

David became ProPublica’s first design director in May of 2014, where he oversees editorial design and production. Before that he was an independent consultant specializing in responsive web design and UX. He has also led the interactive design team at BusinessWeek.com, and helped build some of the first web-based textbooks at Pearson Education. In 2016 he was named a Pulitzer finalist and recipient of the National Academies Communication Award for his work on ProPublica’s Killing the Colorado series.

This Meetup is in conjunction with the New York Civic Tech Meetup.