Chris Keller Data Editor/News Applications Developer
Chris Keller is a KPCC News Editor with a focus on data. Prior to that, he served as KPCC's Data Journalist where he collaborated with KPCC staff on data-driven projects, visualizations 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 initiatives 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.
Stories by Chris Keller
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.
Hunting for—and failing to find—a parking spot is one of the things we Angelenos share. And it's one of the things we hate about living here: We know to allow an extra 15 minutes if we don't have a designated spot and want to come close to being on time. Where do you think parking is the worst in L.A.?
It's been 20 years since O.J. Simpson, suspected of killing his ex-wife, led police on a low-speed chase in a white Bronco. View a map and timeline of that day in 1994.
You can look up how much money L.A. Unified is sending to your school and how it will be spent. Counselors? Librarians? Nurses? It's all here.
World Cup matches start up this week, we've curated a list of a few key places to catch your favorite team and the international flavor of the 2014 World Cup in Southern California, the nation's most diverse region. Is your favorite spot missing?
Cities in Riverside County showed some of the largest population growth in the state, according to new estimates released Wednesday.
Check KPCC's Fire Tracker for live updated details about ongoing wildfires in Southern California.
The fate of Clippers owner Donald Sterling – banned for life by the NBA on Tuesday and fined $2.5 million – now rests with the NBA's Board of Governors, who will decide whether to force him to sell the L.A. team. Here's where they stand.
There's a rule of thumb for deciding how much to pay when renting an apartment: no more than 30-percent of your gross income.
With rents higher than they've ever been in Southern California, the '30 percent rule' is a distant fantasy, and Southern Californian renters are having to adapt.
A magnitude-5.1 earthquake near La Habra Friday night continued to produce aftershocks, including a magnitude-4.1 earthquake near Rowland Heights.
New census data confirm that Los Angeles County is now the nation's most populous. The population of the state also grew from 2012 to 2013.