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John Keefe

  1. Adjunct Faculty

John Keefe is the senior data and visuals editor for climate at CNN. He previously helped with election and coronavirus coverage as a graphics/multimedia editor at the New York Times. Before the pandemic, he was the investigations editor at Quartz and also led the Quartz AI Studio. Prior to Quartz, Keefe established the Data News Team at public radio station WNYC, leading a team of journalists who specialized in data reporting, coding, and design for visualizations and investigations. He ran WNYC’s news division for nearly a decade. A self-described “professional beginner,” Keefe runs a tinkering and teaching company called Really Good Smarts LLC. Keefe blogs at and tweets as @jkeefe.