portraitDavid Montgomery is a data journalist for CityLab currently living in St. Paul, Minnesota. His particular focus is combining data, graphics, maps, code, interactive tools and traditional reporting to explain events to readers. Previously he has worked for APM Reports, Minnesota Public Radio News, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, the Rapid City Journal and the Pierre Capital Journal, along with some freelance work and internships. He graduated in 2008 from Grinnell College with a degree in political science, though by hours spent his real major was the student newspaper, The Scarlet & Black. A native of the Chicago suburbs, he currently lives in St. Paul, Minnesota and has also lived in South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Washington and Aix-en-Provence, France. In his spare time, David enjoys learning about history, philosophy and economics, playing board games, watching his beloved Chicago Cubs, hiking and generally overthinking everything.

Contact David Montgomery via email or by phone at 605-223-1233.