Andrew DeVigal is the multimedia editor at The New York Times. He oversees a staff of multimedia producers and helps direct the presentation of multimedia on the web. In the news industry since 1993 as a staff artist, graphic journalist (The Chicago Tribune), web designer (ChicagoTribune.com), product developer and designer (Knight Ridder New Media), researcher (The Poynter Institute) and journalism professor (San Francisco State University), he’s been in the privileged position to practice and observe multimedia journalism from its inception.
DeVigal was also Visiting Professional with the Poynter Institute, teaching and collaborating in the area of New Media and Visual Journalism, where he helped lead the 2000 online eye-tracking study.
DeVigal is the founder of Interactive Narratives, a site that celebrates the best of Interactive Journalism on the Internet. He is also co-principal of DeVigal Design, an interactive firm.