Assistant Managing Editor
Sisi Wei was an investigative journalist, designer and developer at ProPublica, where she built interactive stories that serve the public interest. Her work has ranged from investigating which U.S. colleges saddle students with debt to monitoring how often China blocks international news outlets. Sisi has won numerous Malofiej, SND Digital and ONA awards, the Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism, and the 2016 Data Journalism Award for Best Individual Portfolio. She has served as an adjunct professor at New York University, The New School and CUNY, and she is also the co-founder of Code with me, a high-impact, nonprofit workshop that teaches journalists how to code. Sisi previously worked at the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press.
Currently, Sisi is also researching and developing games for journalism. She has published multiple articles, teaches a course and gives talks on how to use games to tell stories. She has been cited many times in research and reports on the current state of newsgames.
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