Lisa Larson-Walker

Art Director

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Lisa Larson-Walker joined ProPublica in the spring of 2020 as its first art director. She previously worked as art director of Slate magazine. There, she helped lead a team in-house redesign that was awarded honors for best website redesign/relaunch by Folio magazine. Her freelance illustration work has appeared in outlets including ACLU Magazine, The Baffler, Barron’s, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, and The New York Times.

She graduated from The Cooper Union School of Art.

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