A Visual Voice At WBEZ
As a digital producer for a radio station, it’s been a joy to bring a sense of visual fluency into a newsroom that hasn’t traditionally worked visually. I’ve worked to make sure our visual voice echoes the same approachable and knowledgeable voice we have on the radio.
I regularly make thumbnails for articles, working to ensure our work is represented well on social media and doesn’t get lost amid stock photography.
This work carries through to illustrations and infographics within articles, as well as special presentations built outside of the CMS. Here are a few examples of infographics I’ve designed and built. The first was part of WBEZ Education’s look at a generation of school closings in Chicago. We traced what happened to the first three schools closed during that era:
This graphic was part of a story that explained the dangerous partial lead service line replacement process.