Kenny Jacoby is GateHouse Media’s national data reporter covering public safety and criminal justice. His investigative stories on the topics of sexual assault and sports, often at the intersection of the two, have been recognized with national awards. With a background in computer science, he is adept at Python programming, data analysis and scraping websites and PDFs.
Prior to his current role with GateHouse, Kenny worked on the investigative teams at the Scripps Washington Bureau, The Palm Beach Post and NBC San Diego. He has written enterprise stories for Sports Illustrated, The Oregonian and Eugene Weekly, covered local sports for The San Jose Mercury News and The Eugene Register-Guard, and built web-scraping programs for Bridge Magazine and Catalyst Journalism Project, among other news organizations. He is a graduate of the University or Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.