Chris Keller Data Editor/News Applications Developer

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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.

Most recently, Chris coordinated digital audience development efforts for, 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 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

Is the tour bus you're taking on California's watch list?

Look up commercial bus companies legally operating in California, beginning with those on the so-called "watch list," which are noted by the "further monitoring" designation, and whether the DOT has issued a "violation", an "alert", or both.

Is your kindergarten healthy? Look up kindergarten immunization levels by county:

n some schools in Southern California, the Personal Belief Exemptions make up a majority of incoming kindergartners. That means most kids at the school have not been vaccinated – and that worries public health experts.

Looking for a language immersion program? We made it easy, with a map of California bilingual schools:

Los Angeles County leads the state in the number of schools that offer bilingual education starting in kindergarten -- in part, advocates and others said, because of its multicultural population.

Find my Congressional representative

Enter your address or use your location to find Congressional representatives for your district, view biographical information and read past coverage from KPCC.

Veterans Day 2013: Tell everyone #wheretheyserved (map)

To pay tribute, we're collecting stories about the paths California veterans have taken. Are you a vet? Did someone in your family serve?

LAX Shooting: Timeline of incident at Terminal 3

A suspect is in custody and multiple injuries reported after a gunman opened fire at a security checkpoint in Terminal 3 of Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning.

California's 10 largest wildfires

On the anniversary of the Cedar Fire in San Diego County we look back at the 10 largest wildfires in the state's history.

Congressional district offices: Who is open for business?

The federal government is shut down. What about the office of your member of Congress?

L.A. County health care jobs growing, construction and retail rebounding

View Los Angeles County employment data since 2003 by economic sector and see which industries were hardest hit by the recession.

5 years later: A timeline of key events in the Great Recession

This week marks the collapse of the once-mighty Lehman Brothers, a landmark moment that marked the start of the Great Recession. Take a look back at some of the moments that affected the world and hit home right here in Southern California.

#ProjectCitizen: Get to know your Neighborhood Council: an FAQ

Neighborhood Councils made up of individuals who live, work or own property in a neighborhood of L.A. that are certified and funded by the city to take on issues of importance to their community.

California schools' API test results: Browse our database

Search our database to see how schools in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties performed according to state API numbers.

DOT: Bus company in 210 Freeway crash has record of citations (MAP, PHOTOS)

The company involved in Thursday's crash has been cited three times for moving violations. The owner ran a similarly named company that lost its federal permit.

Charter crash: 52 injured as bus overturns on 210 (PHOTOS, MAP)

A charter bus headed to a casino overturned on the 210 Freeway, sending 52 to local hospitals and temporarily closing the freeway. The bus driver allegedly made an unsafe lane change.

LA Unified students still trail state in proficiency

Results of the California Standards Test are about the same as 2012: about half of students are proficient in English and Math - and L.A. Unified trails the state.