Nigel Chiwaya

Reporter/Producer @seenigel nchiwaya@dnainfo.com

Nigel Chiwaya is DNAinfo New York's data and visualizations reporter.

A native of Springfield Gardens, Nigel previously worked at the Queens Ledger/Brooklyn Star newspaper group. While there he reported on sports; from little league baseball to the first Mets game at Citi Field. Nigel also covered the smartphone industry at HTCPedia.com.

Nigel earned his master’s degree from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, studied Communication Arts at New York Institute of Technology, and survived the New York Times Student Journalism Institute.

Nigel and his wife live in Inwood.

Fun Fact: Nigel once played guitar for the German Chancellor in Berlin.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

October 7, 2015

More than 12,000 New Yorkers drew their neighborhood borders on DNAinfo's map.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

October 5, 2015

DNAinfo ranked the city's schools based on the results of their fourth grade English and math tests.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

September 29, 2015

DNAinfo analyzed NYC's 2014 gifted and talented data and found patterns of racial segregation.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

September 29, 2015

City schools are 70 percent black and Hispanic, but their G&T programs are 70 percent white and Asian.

East Village & Lower East Side »

September 22, 2015

We made this. You've been warned.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

September 16, 2015

More than 150 residents have signed a petition to name 214th Street after Renee Mancino of Carrot Top.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

September 9, 2015

The majority of city schools don't report bullying despite a law aimed at boosting transparency.