Dan ArcherDan Archer is a graphic journalist and a 2014-2015 RJI Fellow at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. As a fellow, Archer is exploring transmedia storytelling (publishing different parts of news stories across multiple digital platforms). His visual news consultancy, Empathetic Media, will provide production services to newsrooms that don't have the in-house expertise or budget to do so for themselves. Platforms will include the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and Unity game engine (for VR and Web apps), as well as interactive webdocs, multimedia graphic journalism pieces and data visualizations produced in HTML5.

Archer received a Master of Fine Arts in cartooning from the Center for Cartoon Studies in Vermont and he was awarded a 2010-2011 John S. Knight Fellowship for professional journalists at Stanford University. He has taught a graphic novel project through the creative writing department at Stanford University. His work has been published by American Public Media, Huffington Post, Poynter, The Guardian UK and other news organizations.  


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