Jeff Frankl

Editorial Experience Designer

Jeff Frankl is an editorial experience designer at ProPublica.

Previously, he worked at Azavea, where he was design lead for DistrictBuilder, an open-source redistricting tool, as well as civic technology projects involving voting information, environmental protection and disaster response; and he was a paralegal at Juvenile Law Center when it exposed the “Kids for Cash” judicial kickback scheme. He taught a software development class for city planners at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design.

He graduated from Haverford College with a degree in sociology.

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