ProPublica announced Thursday that Zisiga Mukulu has joined the graphics team as an interactive story designer. In this role, Mukulu will work with reporters and editors to design and build rich story experiences and experiment with innovative story and graphical formats.
Mukulu comes to ProPublica from the New York Times’ opinion section, where she served as the 2022–2023 design fellow. In this role, she illustrated, art directed and designed stories. Before that, she led the development and design of digital campaigns at the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, a nonprofit organization focused on new treatments for global diseases.
Mukulu also worked as a digital communications officer for the United Nations Office for Project Services in Denmark. During her four-year tenure, the organization received a Best of Swiss Web award for its website redesign. She studied design and technology at Parsons School of Design.