Ben Myers
I use code and design to make stories come alive online
Data feature
Alley
2018
For this feature highlighting the pharmaceutical industry's campaign contributions, I built out several React components and designed the campaign buttons.
web app
Alley
2019
Explore the Kauffman Foundation's grants using this performant React app embedded in WordPress that I designed and implemented.
Data feature
The Chronicle of Higher Education
2017
How much does it really cost to attend college? I reported, wrote, analyzed the data, and developed this piece illuminating why that's a difficult question to answer.
Interactive
The Chronicle of Higher Education
2018
This "scrolly-telling" feature used geospatial analysis and custom map overlays to explain to readers what education deserts are, where they're located in the U.S., and why they matter. Unfortunately, a Chronicle replatform has broken this interactive. This critique contains some screenshots.
Longform Feature
The Chronicle of Higher Education
2018
This sobering piece from the Chronicle uses compelling imagery and data to examine the impact an education can have on your health. I did the development work for this presentation, as well as data collection and analysis.
Microsite
The Chronicle of Higher Education
2016
At the height of sexual assault scandals at colleges across the U.S., the Chronicle built this website to track hundreds of investigations. I designed and helped with development for this site.
Interactive
Personal project
2015
This personal project sought to learn more about who the average Civil War soldier was. A slimmed-down version of it was published by The Civil War Times.
Sometimes I appear in print
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Sunbury Press
The Civil War Writings of Captain George A. Brooks, 46th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry
July 31, 2019
Military Images Magazine
At Cedar Mountain and beyond, a Pennsylvania officer fights his way through infamous Civil War battles
Autumn 2016
Military Images Magazine
The neglected legacy of one of the Union’s most loyal brigadiers
Summer 2018
Civil War Times Magazine
An Uncommon Look at the Common Civil War Soldier
August 2016