Chris Keller News Editor, Data
Chris Keller is a KPCC News Editor with a focus on data. Prior to that, he served as KPCC's Data Journalist and News Applications Developer, where he collaborated with KPCC staff on data-driven projects, visualzations and applications.
Chris joined KPCC in 2012 after spending more than 15 years in various print and digital roles at newspapers of various sizes in the Midwest.
Prior to working in Madison, Keller led online news efforts for Nwi.com and contributed to several digital products and intiatives that were honored Lee Enterprises’ 2010 President’s Award for Innovation and earned Lee’s Enterprise of the Year award for The Times Media Company.
Keller is a life-long Packers fan, plays drums and guitar and is a member of the Online News Association, Investigative Reporters & Editors and Hacks/Hackers.
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Stories by Chris Keller
Early analysis shows what may be a record low turnout for a midterm election in Los Angeles County and the state of California. Why didn't people vote?
Proposition 48 is a voter-initiated referendum challenging gaming compacts between the state, the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians and the Wiyot Tribe.
Proposition 46 is an initiative statute placed on the ballot by voter petition. It is also referred to as the Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act of 2014.
A major bond aims to make California's water supplies more resilient. Carrying a hefty price tag, it divides environmentalists, farmers, and other interest groups.
Proposition 47 is an initiative statute placed on the ballot by voter petition. It is also referred to as the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act.
Proposition 2 is a constitutional amendment put on the ballot by the California legislature to change the rules governing the state's rainy day fund.
Proposition 45 is an initiative statute placed on the ballot by voter petition. It is also referred to as the Insurance Rate Public Justification and Accountability Act.
Since 1997, voters approved $19.5 billion to fix crumbling campuses and build new schools. But KPCC found unmet repairs are piling-up.
Authorities say a Sylmar man is responsible for a series of shootings dating back to Aug. 20 that left four people dead. See an interactive map/timeline here.
Here are 18 key emails obtained by KPCC that show LAUSD Superintendent Deasy directed his staff to figure out how to incorporate Pearson software into the school system's plan.
A man accused of going on a five-day rampage of serial shootings in the L.A. area has made his first court appearance on charges that could lead to the death penalty.
When 2009's Station Fire began burning in the Angeles National Forest, few knew how destructive it would become. This animated image shows the growth of the Station Fire between Aug. 29 and Sept. 14 and is based on available GIS data
The state Water Resources Control Board adopted outdoor watering restrictions that apply to municipalities that didn't already have mandatory restrictions in place Here, you can find restrictions for many Southern California municipalities, links to incentives and some helpful tips to conserve water.
Prompted by images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis, Congress is floating draft legislation to curb the program.
Metropolitan Water District offers $2 for each square foot of ditched grass. Interest in the program has grown, but adoption has not.