Yutao Chen

I'm a student at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism fascinated by visual storytelling.

When I'm not shooting photos or videos, I pitch stories based on data and spend unhealthy amount of time visualizing interesting facts.

Here is where I compile the finished products.

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West Contra Costa school board races attract significant donations

A visual breakdown of significant campaign donations from organizations linked with charter schools that flooded two West Contra Costa school board races.

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Fatal Mining Accidents Reported by Operators and Contractors

A calendar heatmap documenting fatalities reported by mine operators and contractors since 2000. Part of a graphics project detailing mine accidents across the country.

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Mining Accidents within the U.S.

A circular heatmap showcasing how the number of mining accidents changed from 2000 to 2017 on a monthly basis. Part of a graphics project detailing mine accidents across the country.

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Are mines in the United States getting safer in the last 20 years?

A bubble map identifying mines with high accident rates in the United States from 2000 to 2017. Part of a graphics project detailing mine accidents across the country.