USA Today “The Wall”

During my 12 weeks working for Gannet and The Arizona Republic for their project “The Wall” for the USA Today, I was responsible for synchronizing digital map data using mapping software. By logging border fence locations we turned traditional flat maps into interactive digital maps using satellite imagery and federal maps as cross references.

My contribution to the project is here.

Below is an image showing the entire border and where there is/isn’t border fencing.Explore the Map

Articles in Phoenix Business Journal

 These are a couple of stories that I was able to get published in the Phoenix Business Journal.

The first one is about how lower gas prices caused consumers to spend more during the holidays:

The second one is about how one local car business was being accused of fraud and was on the verge of being held in contempt:

 

http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2015/11/30/retailers-hope-low-gas-prices-spur-christmas.html

http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2015/11/23/arizona-looks-to-shutdown-phoenix-business.html