Chris Amico is a journalist and web developer based in Washington, DC. As the interactives editor for the PBS NewsHour, he tells stories with data and documents. He built the database application behind the award-winning "Patchwork Nation":http://www.patchworknation.org/, along with other tools used by NewsHour reporters and producers. He blogs about news, code, China and travel at "chrisamico.com":http://www.chrisamico.com/blog/.
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