Chris Keller Data Journalist

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Chris Keller is a Data Journalist and News Applications Developer at KPCC. He collaborates 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.

Most recently, Chris coordinated digital audience development efforts for Madison.com, creating systems and workflows to bring structure to news and advertising data, and learning how to write FOR loops in javascript and Python in order to organize and package local datasets for digital news products.

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

Your responses: What should LA's new mayor work on first?

We've put together your responses and broken them down by issue and location. What should the next mayor focus on? According to our responses this far, public transportation and education are at the top of the list.

Monrovia brush fire 85 percent contained, evacuations lifted

Fire crews were able to gain on a brush fire that broke out close to the 210 Freeway. As of Sunday at 4 p.m., all evacuation orders had been lifted. The fire was at 85 percent containment.

Search your school district's dropout rates: How do they compare?

See how your child's school district fared among all California districts in our searchable database.

Need help using unused food as ingredients in a meal? There's an app for that

Wondering what to do with those strange ingredients lurking in the back of the pantry? With its 'Cook Your Cupboard' app, NPR can help aspiring chefs use them as ingredients in a meal.

Oscars 2013: Predicting Sunday's winners at the Oscars

Who will win the Oscars? KPCC offers a rundown of likely winners in the Academy Awards Big Four categories based on their awards so far this season.

LAPD manhunt: An interactive timeline of events in the search for Christopher Dorner

KPCC's live interactive timeline highlights the key events in the ongoing story of the manhunt for murder suspect and ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner.

Graphic: Gov. Brown's 2013 State of the State key words and themes

This presentation highlights words and themes that Gov. Jerry Brown stressed in his third annual State of the State address.

TIMELINE: The 6 best and 7 worst presidential inaugurations

From a riot in the White House to 36 people ending up dead, here's a look at some of the worst presidential inaugurations, and some of the best.

Race for LA Mayor: Who's raised the most money (chart)

See a chart showing contributions as reported by the candidates in the Los Angeles mayor's race.

Map: Where to get a flu vaccine in Los Angeles and Orange counties

Find clinics in Los Angeles County or Orange County offering flu vaccinations. Call in advance to confirm that flu vaccinations are offered, eligibility, cost of vaccination and clinic hours.

Elvis birthday guide: 10 locales in LA 'pelvis history' (MAP/VIDEO)

In honor of what would have been Elvis Presley's 78th birthday, KPCC compiled a list of L.A. spots once graced graced by the presence of The King’s swinging pelvis.

Elvis birthday guide: 10 locales in LA 'pelvis history' (MAP/VIDEO)

In honor of what would have been Elvis Presley's 78th birthday, KPCC compiled a list of L.A. spots once graced graced by the presence of The King’s swinging pelvis.

'Most interesting' new laws? List says California has 27

Of the 81 state laws for 2013 deemed "most interesting" by the National Conference of State Legislatures, the California state legislature passed 27 of them.

Fiscal cliff could stop federal unemployment benefits

About 400,000 Californians will stop receiving federal checks if Congress doesn't renew the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program.

Southland firing ranges get busier after Sandy Hook shooting

Southern California shooting ranges are busier a week after the Connecticut school shooting. At LAX Firing Range, ammunition sales are up by as much as 500 percent.