Lo Bénichou is a creative technologist for the Lab for Engineering and Design in Editorial at The Washington Post. Before joining The Washington Post’s LEDE lab, they worked as a data visualization reporter at CalMatters, where they worked on award-winning reporting and analyzed Covid-19 hospitalization data, investigated the impact of fires on seniors in California and built CalMatters 2020 election guide. Before that, they worked at Mapbox as brand partnership lead and storytelling expert, partnering with shows and newsrooms including Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj,” Mother Jones, The Washington Post and the New York Times to better incorporate maps into storytelling, and data. Lo lives in Oakland and has been in the Bay for 16 years. They’re from Paris, France. They have a dog named Bruno, who is the best dog.