I'm Aditi Bhandari and I recently graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in journalism and a concentration in design. I'm currently a contract web producer at WAMU 88.5 in D.C., and have previously worked at NPR, The Texas Tribune, The Boston Globe and the Knight Lab.

Campaign Finances

campaign finance project link

Learned and used PostgreSQL to create a database of Texas politicians’ campaign finances. Cleaned and fact-checked the database in Microsoft Excel and Google Spreadsheet to verify calculations.

PostgreSQL, Excel, Google Sheets

Texas Students

texas student demographics project link

Pulled Texas public education data from the Tribune's Django database and compared student and teacher demographics.

Google Spreadsheets, HTML, CSS/Sass, Django


tornadoes project link

Found and cleaned a 60,000+ row dataset for a breaking news story. Created print and web versions of the chart.

Excel, CSS/Stylus, D3.js, Illustrator

Self-care for Nerds

self-care lightning talk link

Pitched and gave a lightning talk at #NICAR17 about physical self-care as a developer, journalist, or just someone who sits at a computer all day. Here are my slides and speaker notes.

HTML, CSS/Bootstrap, Photoshop

GIF-Making 101

gif tutorial link

It's no secret that I love GIFs. I led a workshop at the Knight Lab to teach students how to make GIFs using Giphy Capture and Photoshop.

Moving Class

moving class project link

Our DSGN 375: Data As Art final project. We compared Chicago public transport data and the socioeconomic distribution of the city as a 3-D data visualization.