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Scott Klein

Deputy Managing Editor

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Scott directs a team of journalist/programmers building large interactive software projects that tell journalistic stories, and that make complex national statistics relevant to readers and their communities.

ProPublica’s news application team’s awards include three Online Journalism Awards for General Excellence, nine Malofiej International Infographics Award medals, the Data Journalism Award Jurors Choice Award, and 34 Society for News Design Awards of Excellence, including special recognition for “defining the design language of data-driven news apps.” The team maintains a blog at propublica.org/nerds. A full list of their projects is at propublica.org/data.

Scott is also co-founder of DocumentCloud, a two-time recipient of the Knight News Challenge. DocumentCloud is a service that helps news organizations search, manage and present their source documents.

How to Email Scott Securely: Scott's GnuPG/PGP key is available on the Ubuntu keyserver. The key ID is 25CD068D and the fingerprint is E9E6 7198 3AD8 65C0 CFA7 90F6 CA10 B90D 25CD 068D

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