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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 »

June 26, 2017

CHICAGO'S CRAFT BEER ATLAS: Looking for a tour? Or just your next favorite IPA? Our map can guide you.

Lakeview & Wrigleyville »

June 26, 2017

Looking for the perfect cone, paleta, Italian ice or milkshake? Consult this list and map.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

June 26, 2017

Divers pulled the man out of the water shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday, police said.

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

June 26, 2017

He was confident he wouldn't have to pitch that day. But then the game went 14 innings.

Englewood, Auburn Gresham & Chatham »

June 26, 2017

The incident occurred after officers saw shots fired, police said.

Lincoln Park & Old Town »

June 26, 2017

The incident occurred in the 1200 block of North Clybourn Avenue around 12:46 a.m.

Garfield Park & North Lawndale »

June 24, 2017

Police were trying to make an "investigative stop" involving another car before the crash.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

June 24, 2017

The victims include two 15-year-old boys and a 17-year-old girl.