Sisi Wei

ProPublica, The Washington Post

Sisi Wei is the deputy editor for news applications at ProPublica. She directs a team of journalists/developers who build interactive stories to serve the public interest.

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  1. All About the New ProPublica Site
  2. How We Made “Money as a Weapons System”
  3. Getting a Job in Journalism Code
  4. Sisi Wei on Code with Me

Articles by Sisi

  1. Ten Years of ProPublica: a Q&A on Leading the Way

    Sisi Wei and Ryann Grochowski Jones on the past and future of their work at ProPublica

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    We spoke to two members of ProPublica’s leadership, about working, leading, and looking forward.

  2. A Blind Application Process Might Be Easier Than You Think

    A brief interview with SRCCON:WORK speaker Sisi Wei

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    SRCCON:WORK is coming up fast. In the run-up to the event, we’re publishing short interviews with the nine people selected to give talks to frame the participatory sections at the heart of the conference. First up is ProPublica’s Sisi Wei, who will speak about blind hiring processes

  3. Just One Thing: A Year in Review, Part 3

    Appreciation of usefulness and bar-raising at the end of a long, complicated year

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    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.

  4. Getting a Job in Journalism Code

    Two recent grads want to calm your job search fears

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    Job hunting can be an intimidating process, especially for recent grads or people looking to break into a new field. The journalism tech community is a welcoming place for new faces and Sisi Wei and Jeremy B. Merrill want to help you overcome any fears and apply for jobs and internships in this growing and evolving field.

  5. Creating Games for Journalism

    Sisi Wei makes the case for newsgames and shows you how it’s done

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    Sisi Wei makes the case for newsgames and shows you how it’s done

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