Jacob Fenton

Lead developer, Accountability Project

Jacob Fenton is the lead developer of The Investigative Reporting Workshop’s Public Accountability Project. He’s worked previously as Editorial Engineer at The Sunlight Foundation, as Director of Computer-Assisted Reporting at IRW, and as a reporter and editor for newspapers in Pennsylvania and California. In 2015 he was a JSK Fellow at Stanford, where he worked on structured data extraction and machine learning.