Zach Goldstein

Newsroom Intern

Zach Goldstein interned at WESA during Summer 2018, focusing on data journalism projects. He studies statistics at Carnegie Mellon University and has written for school newspapers in college and high school. Send questions and data story ideas to zpgoldstein [at] gmail.com. 

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Larkin Page-Jacobs / 90.5 WESA

 

 

Rebecca Smith teaches first grade at Whittier Elementary School in Duquesne Heights. She’s taught there for three years, and says there are challenges to being a new teacher, such as knowing what to prioritize.

Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA

A 90.5 WESA analysis of food facility inspection violations data from the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center and the Allegheny County Department of Health reveals the restaurants and stores that committed the most health and safety infractions between Jan. 1, 2012 and July 17, 2018 in Allegheny County.

Sarah Kovash / 90.5 WESA

More than 1,500 juveniles have been arrested in the City of Pittsburgh since August 2016, accounting for 7.4 percent of all arrests in the city during that time. 

Carolyn Kaster / AP

Smokey restaurants in Pennsylvania are a thing of the past thanks to the Clean Indoor Air Act. The law, which passed 10 years ago, outlaws smoking in most public spaces and workplaces.

Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Several advocacy groups are pulling their support for a redistricting bill making its way through the state legislature. On Tuesday, Republicans in the state Senate added an amendment to Senate Bill 22 that would transform the way state judges are elected in Pennsylvania.