Dana Amihere

Data editor • KPCC/LAist
Last edited March 10, 2021

Dana Amihere is a designer, developer and data journalist. She joined KPCC/LAist in 2018, where she currently works as data editor. She has a passion for finding the human stories behind the data points, digital storytelling and creating compelling news experiences for audiences. She has won numerous awards for her data visualizations and interactive stories. Amihere’s editorial, data and design work reflect her commitment to telling the often unheard stories of marginalized communities, like the homeless, the poor, racial/ethnic minorities and immigrants. She currently co-edits an essay series from LAist, Race In LA and edits Racism 101 and The 8%. She also worked extensively on engagement efforts around the 2020 Census and hard-to-count groups. Amihere previously worked in data reporting, interactive design and news apps development for The Baltimore Sun, Pew Research Center and The Dallas Morning News.