Ryan Graff

Ryan Graff joined the Northwestern University Knight Lab in October 2011. He previously held a variety of newsroom positions — from arts and entertainment editor to business reporter — at newspapers around Colorado before moving to magazines and the web. In 2008 he won a News21 Fellowship from the Carnegie and Knight foundations to come up with innovative ways to report on and communicate the economic impact of energy development in the West. He holds an MSJ from the Medill School of Journalism and a certificate in media management from Northwestern’s Media Management Center. Immediately prior to joining the Lab, Graff led marketing and public relations efforts in the Middle East.

by Ryan Graff

This post was written by Ryan Graff of the Northwestern University Knight Lab and originally appeared on the Lab’s blog as part of a series of Q&As with smart people who are shaping the future of media. Follow the series here. Last month Travis Swicegood announced he’d taken a job at the Texas Tribune that […] more »

by Ryan Graff

This post was written by Ryan Graff of the Northwestern University Knight Lab and originally appeared on the Lab’s blog as part of a series of Q&As with highly impressive makers and strategists from media and its fringes, each with unique perspectives on journalism, publishing and communications technology. Catch up and/or follow the series here. […] more »

by Ryan Graff

This post was written by Ryan Graff of the Northwestern University Knight Lab and originally appeared on the Lab’s blog as part of a series of Q&As with highly impressive makers and strategists from media and its fringes, each with unique perspectives on journalism, publishing and communications technology. Catch up and/or follow the series here. […] more »

by Ryan Graff

This post was written by Ryan Graff of the Knight News Innovation Lab and originally appeared on the Lab’s blog. The Knight Lab recently hosted its third and final Chicago Crime Hack with an event at the Cibola co-working space in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. We drew our largest crowd yet, got to meet a ton […] more »

by Ryan Graff

This post was written by Ryan Graff of the Knight News Innovation Lab and originally appeared on the Lab’s blog. Over the past few months something unusual has happened to public data projects: They’ve made national headlines. For journalists, the most well-known project was the gun permit holder map the Journal News in White Plains, […] more »

by Ryan Graff

Click here to read the entire series This post was written by Ryan Graff of the Knight News Innovation Lab and originally appeared on the Lab’s blog. While the Knight Lab spent last week looking back at 2012, what we’re really excited about is 2013 and beyond. Nieman Journalism Lab has a whole series on […] more »

by Ryan Graff

This post was written by Ryan Graff of the Knight News Innovation Lab and originally appeared on the Lab’s blog. A team from Medill and Poynter recently presented their findings on an Eye Track Study for tablets, that sought to answer two questions: 1) How do people choose what to read? and 2) How do […] more »