I am a graphic artist, interactive developer and designer for Voice of America. I design, illustrate, animate and write code to tell stories. VOA provides objective news and information in 45 languages to over 235 million people around the world every week. For 75 years, VOA has broadcast content that many people cannot get locally: objective news and information about the US, their region and the world. | Read more

Metro sketchbook

A year of surreptitiously drawing people on the Red Line.

interactive portfolio

A screenshot of a data visualization showing federal terrorism prosecutions as a series of colored squares.

Explore the history of federal terrorism prosecutions since 9/11

The Justice Department and FBI have prosecuted more than 800 terrorism-related cases since the 9/11 terror attacks. More than a third of the cases involved the use of informants.

design portfolio

Men standing against a horizon of burning oil fields.

Mosul: What’s next after the Islamic State?

Will the Iraqi government do any better in the aftermath of victory than its foes, or will another extremist force – be it tribal, ethnic, or sectarian – once again gain the upper hand. This collection of stories profiles the people who lived under the Islamic State, the battle to reclaim Mosul and looks ahead to the future.

comics portfolio

A series of comic book panels.

How a cleric’s advice changed the course of an FBI sting

On January 24, 2016, a stranger contacted imam Kamil Samara seeking advice. He wanted to know if it was acceptable to God for him to attack a Milwaukee masonic temple.

illustration portfolio

Illustrated portrait of Gao Yu with a red hand covering her mouth while her hands type on a keyboard. Gao Yu is a veteran journalist in China who has been repeatedly imprisoned but never silenced.

Choosing the power of the pen

“It’s not OK” is a collection of portraits of Asian women caught in the struggle for human rights in their communities, some willingly, others forced by circumstances. Each is a testimony to the courage and determination of these women.

video portfolio

Africa Rizing: Rising sea levels threaten Africa's coasts

Senegalese professor Bamol Ali Sow explains how climate change is causing rising sea levels along Africa’s coasts.