Soo Oh is the Data Editor at Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting. She has previously reported data stories, coded interactive visuals, and built internal tools at the Wall Street Journal, Vox.com, the Los Angeles Times, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. In 2018, she was a John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, where she researched how to better manage and support journalists with technical skills.
Soo’s work on Source
- Salary and Benefits Negotiation for News Nerds
- How We Made a Story That Changes Based on Your Birth Year
- Comparing the Net Cost of College
Articles by Soo
Salary and Benefits Negotiation for News Nerds
A dispatch from SRCCON:WORKPosted on
How to negotiate a salary and benefits in the age of anxiety.
How We Made a Story That Changes Based on Your Birth Year
A Q&A about Vox’s recent interactive on the superiority of today’s teensPosted on
Vox’s recent interactive on teen health asks the user for their birth year and then, based on that, changes the text of the story. We thought it was a fascinatingly personal way to contextualize CDC health data, leveraging readers’ innate curiosity about how they stack up. We talked to developer Soo Oh about the process.
Comparing the Net Cost of College
The Chronicle of Higher Education visualizes a challenge in comparing costsPosted on
The Chronicle of Higher Education set out to compare net cost of colleges and found an unexpected discrepancy. The team describes the piece they created to help explain the difficulty in comparing net costs.