Joanna S. Kao

Data Visualisation Journalist, Financial Times

Joanna S. Kao
Joanna S. Kao is data visualisation journalist at the Financial Times. She was previously a multimedia reporter and interactive developer who covered veterans issues, immigration and homelessness at Al Jazeera America. She creates immersive longform and audio story templates, studies accessibility and explores theater-related data in her spare time. She has a bachelors degree in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and enjoys living at the intersection of computer science, design and journalism.


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