Kaeti Hinck is an editor at The Washington Post, where she leads an award-winning visual journalism team and explores the intersection of technology, design, and narrative. Before joining the Post in 2016, she worked as design director of the Institute of Nonprofit News. At INN, she helped design and build open source products to support independent publishers. For more than a decade she has been exploring the power of visual communication and technology in newsrooms. Outside of work, you'll likely find her reading under a blanket, searching for the perfect breakfast sandwich, and spending as much time in the woods as possible.
Kaeti’s work on Source
- How to Build an App for 14 Member Newsrooms
- Stealing the NPR App Template for Fun and (Non-)Profit
- Launching the Minnesota Legislative Bill Tracker
Articles by Kaeti
How to Make Time
Deadlines and daily chaos are the enemy of long-term thinking—we convened to find ways to create space to thinkPosted on
Pursuing a deeper understanding of our goals, motivations, and patterns can transform our work and our lives.
Five Years in News Nerd Careers (Part II)
A state-of-the-community roundtable to celebrate Source’s five-year anniversaryPosted on
Marking our five-year anniversary with a community roundtable on what’s changed since we launched—part two.
When They Don’t Want You To Lead
What we turned up in our SRCCON session on managers from underrepresented communitiesPosted on
It’s challenging to find your feet as a leader, even more so when you’re in an underrepresented group. For people of color, women and other underrepresented groups, there are structural systems and power dynamics in place that make navigating the workplace—and leadership—especially precarious. During SRCCON in Portland, we gathered to talk about our experiences and ideas for how to navigate shared challenges.
Just One Thing: A Year in Review, Part 2
Appreciation of usefulness and bar-raising at the end of a long, complicated yearPosted on
As we did last year, we’ve asked a couple of dozen people from all around the news-nerd community to tell us about one thing—article, feature, app, tool, or something else entirely—that they loved in 2015. This week, we’re publishing their responses, from interactives to project management software. We hope you find here at least one thing that eases your work, inspires new angles on your stories, and helps carry you through to 2016.
Remote Control: Mandy Brown of Vox Product
Introducing a new series on remote work in collaboration with INNPosted on
In the first installment of our new series on remote work in journalism-tech, Kaeti Hinck speaks with Mandy Brown about her setup, her team’s approach, and her advice to to anyone who wants to go remote.
Stealing the NPR App Template for Fun and (Non-)Profit
What we learned building an election app for INN members with the NPR visuals app templatePosted on
This month, just in time for the election, our team at the Investigative News Network (INN) launched Power Players—a state-by-state exploration of campaign finance and top political donors across the country. Here’s how we used NPR’s App Template to make it work.
Launching the Minnesota Legislative Bill Tracker
From the team at MinnPostPosted on
This week, MinnPost launched an effort to track legislation in Minnesota throughout the 2013 session.