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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.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

August 17, 2017

Videos of the performers and info on Downtown practices are all right here. 

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

August 17, 2017

No, it won't get very dark, but it'll still look cool.

Rogers Park & Edgewater »

August 17, 2017

The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday and travels along the heart of "Little India" in West Ridge.

West Loop, Near West Side, Pilsen »

August 16, 2017

Jeff Sessions responded to Chicago's lawsuit over the sanctuary city federal grant controversy.

Lakeview & Wrigleyville »

August 16, 2017

With trains stopped at Fullerton for three hours Tuesday morning, ride-share fares shot up.

Lincoln Park & Old Town »

August 16, 2017

Here's a rundown of the planes coming to Chicago this week for the Air & Water Show.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

August 14, 2017

A ticket worth $350,000 expires Wednesday. It would be the city's largest unclaimed prize.