Web and interactives developer | PublicSource
Natasha Khan does web development and produces digital content for PublicSource. She manages the site and works with reporters to create graphics and multimedia content to make their stories more engaging for readers. She previously worked as PublicSource's environmental reporter for three years. Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, she graduated with a master's degree from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in Phoenix where she specialized in multimedia coverage of border issues and politics.
While at ASU, she won several awards, including the top student prize for an in-depth project from the Society of Professional Journalists for her work on an expansive election fraud database during the 2012 presidential election.
Recently, she was awarded a $15,000 grant from the Cronkite School and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to use mobile air sensors to study pollution near shale gas sites.
In 2014, she was awarded first place in the enterprise/investigative category from the Pennsylvania Women's Press Association for a data story she co-wrote about the state's shoddy recordkeeping for amusement ride inspection reports.
She has been published in The Washington Post, NBC.com and The Sacramento Bee.