Photojournalism & documentary photography. A.W. works primarily in photojournalism and documentary photography. Her work has been published in the York Daily Record, the Western News, news wire services and other sources, and she creates documentary work for various clients.
Data visualization. In addition to her photography, A.W. makes singular, thought-provoking data visualization on a contract and freelance basis, applying skills intensively developed at Pew Research Center, later honed in leadership at The New Humanitarian and continued as a freelance journalist.
Other editorial experience. A.W. has more than eight years of professional experience writing, reporting and editing in predominantly news environments. She has worked in local news, online news, international news, data and research and more. Her work has been published in a variety of newspapers, online outlets, magazines and other publications. Notable examples:
–A growing number of American teenagers – particularly girls – are facing depression
–The share of women in legislatures around the world is growing, but they are still underrepresented
–In 116th Congress, at least 13% of lawmakers are immigrants or the children of immigrants
–'Dorkin in York': The city's freestyle BMX history
–Former Spring Grove cross country runners get second wind with induction into Hall of Fame
In addition, A.W. has more than five years experience in editorial leadership. She has led and co-led editorial digital production for teams in news and research organizations, and she has also developed visual and data visualization strategy in international news. She is able to manage projects, take initiative and formulate creative solutions on small teams on tight deadlines. In the long-term, she is looking to step into formal higher editorial roles, particularly in visuals. Notable examples:
–Reporting stream on Colombia (co-developed)
–Change in the humanitarian sector, in numbers (led data visualization strategy and creation)
–"Striking findings" from 2016, 2017 and 2018 (led, coordinated and wrote popular year-end list)
–York County closes in on record snowfall (c0-led breaking news on record-breaking blizzard)