I am currently a Professional journalist or technologist working in media
The Washington Post
Front End Developer
Erik is a Front End Developer currently working at The Washington Post.
Before joining the Washington Post, Erik was an Interactives Developer for Foreign Policy Magazine, he has done contract work for Alley Interactive and interned at the Interactive News department at the New York Times. He has a Master’s degree, with a focus in New Media, from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism as well as a Bachelors of Journalism in Photojournalism from the University of Texas at Austin.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Other Online News Association, Investigative Reporters and Editors and NICAR
Areas of expertise:
Front-end coding, Full stack web development, Basic HTML/CSS, Python, Ruby, WordPress development, Experience building interactive charts and graphics, Experience building interactive news applications, Web production experience, Mobile Video (shooting), Mobile Video (shooting, editing, publishing), Still photography, Data analysis – Beginner level, Data analysis (statistics, etc.) – R, Strata, SPSS or similar, Git / version control, Other
Other areas of expertise:
Responsive Web Design, HTML5/CSS3, Data Visualization (D3.js), Backbone.js, Underscore.js, Node.js, Angular
Yes, have spoken on panels, Yes, have taught skills-based or hands-on training sessions (at events), Yes, have taught skills-based or hands-on training sessions (in newsroom), No, but I am interested in being invited to speak at events
City / Location Preferences:
Austin, DC, New York, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco, Boston