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

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.

Chart: California's gun control efforts vs federal gun laws

California has a 10-day waiting period for gun purchases. There is no federal waiting period. Learn some more differences between US law and the Golden State.

MAP: You showed us where the dangerous intersections are in LA

Los Angeles city officials launched an effort to give 53 intersections a makeover Monday, but are they in the right places? We checked against our user-submitted map of dangerous intersections.

Former Oriole Doug DeCinces indicted in SoCal insider trading (PDF)

Doug DeCinces and three others have been indicted for insider trading prior to the takeover of a Southern California medical device company.

What you're thankful for this Thanksgiving

What are you thankful for in 2012? We asked you, and here are some of your responses.

Help us map the stories of SoCal veterans

Veterans Day is a day for honoring those who served. To pay tribute, KPCC wants to track the path veterans in Southern California took to the lands and countries they served in.

How election 2012 changed California's congressional map (graphic)

Redistricting and the 2012 election has altered the map of California's congressional representatives. Get a quick read of the changes in our interactive map graphic.