Nigel Chiwaya

Reporter/Producer @seenigel

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

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.

Bedford-Stuyvesant »

August 19, 2016

A new map by the New York Times shows us just how fast Olympians are by putting them in our 'hoods.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

August 17, 2016

P.S. 58 The Carroll School is one of District 15's top 10 schools in ELA and math rankings.

Park Slope, Windsor Terrace & Gowanus »

August 16, 2016

In District 15, Sunset Park's P.S. 172 continued to lead the pack for test scores.

Harlem »

August 16, 2016

Harlem schools' proficiency rates ranged widely on this year's ELA and math tests.

Downtown »

August 16, 2016

Downtown public school students were some of the city's top performers on state exams.

St. George & Port Richmond »

August 16, 2016

The borough had an 18 percent increase of students proficient in English Language Arts this year.

Midtown & Theater District »

August 16, 2016

The 2012 Olympics never came to New York, but they changed its course forever.