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Tanveer Ali

Data and Social Media @tanveerali tali@dnainfo.com

Tanveer Ali is DNAinfo.com Chicago's data reporter and social media specialist.

Since moving to Chicago in 2009, Tanveer reported and produced multimedia work for a variety of outlets including WBEZ, Columbia Journalism Review, GOOD Magazine and the Chicago News Cooperative. He has also developed a number of web-based projects for Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

Prior to moving to Chicago, his favorite city, Tanveer worked at The Detroit News, where he covered the suburbs in Michigan's largest county, while often lending a hand in the paper's broader breaking news coverage. He also was an intern at The Hartford Courant, covering suburban affairs before moving on to the night cops desk.

Tanveer studied history as an undergraduate at Columbia University in New York City and earned a master's degree in journalism specializing in interactive publishing from Medill.

Fun Fact: Tanveer will always order last at a restaurant. Always. He hates having the same dish as someone else at the table.

Lincoln Square, Albany Park & Irving Park »

April 28, 2017

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Englewood, Auburn Gresham & Chatham »

April 27, 2017

The shooting occurred in the 5900 block of South Paulina Street.

Lincoln Square, Albany Park & Irving Park »

April 27, 2017

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District wants the public's help to fight pollution.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

April 26, 2017

But citywide single-family home prices are 23.4 percent below their peaks, DePaul University found.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park & Norwood Park »

April 24, 2017

The city on Monday released a trove of documents related to the United passenger-dragging incident.

Hyde Park & Kenwood »

April 24, 2017

The shooting happened inside a building in the 6500 block of South King Drive at 7:06 p.m.

South Chicago & East Side »

April 22, 2017

The mural was finished Friday on a South Shore building near where Obama grew up.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

April 22, 2017

The incident occurred early Saturday morning.