Adrian Nesta, Research Analyst on the Data Journalism team at Dotdash
currently
Research Analyst, Data Journalism
education
American University

Highlights

  • Adrian Nesta is a research analyst on the Data Journalism team at Dotdash and The Balance
  • Adrian does data collection, analysis, and visualization focusing on automation
  • He has 5+ years of research and analytics experience

Experience

Adrian Nesta is a research analyst on the Data Journalism team at Dotdash, the digital publisher that owns and operates The Balance. His work includes data collection, cleaning, analysis, and visualization for articles and reporting at The Balance and other publications in the Dotdash portfolio.

Prior to joining Dotdash, Adrian worked as a data analyst at multiple government contracting firms in Washington, D.C. with clients such as the Department of State and the FBI. Adrian also has written transportation-focused data stories for the local urbanism blog Greater Greater Washington since 2019. Additionally, as of 2019, Adrian assists the nonprofit Open Elections by cleaning precinct-level U.S. election results data for their archive.

Education

Adrian earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from American University, with a focus on Foreign Policy in Latin America