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Brent Jones

Data Visual Specialist

Brent Jones is a journalist who works with data and design. He joined the St. Louis Beacon after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2007. In the past five years, he has shot photos of the Pevely Dairy fire and flooding in Cairo, Ill.; compiled data on St. Louis' hottest days and whitest Christmases; edited a 30-minute video on music in Iraq; designed a 150+ page ebook; and produced audio from an improv show and more than 100 Beacon Roundtables. Jones lives in St. Louis, where he has completed a half- and full marathon and sings in a 16-member a capella madrigal ensemble.

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Communication requires a sender and a receiver: That's your basic COMM 101 class in college. But there's another important part to the equation -- the message has to be in a format the receiver can understand.

This graphic is part of the story, "Growth in Grand Center seems to find a firm footing ."

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: August 26, 2008 - Today, a look at the two Denver papers and how they're covering the convention through blogging and multimedia.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: August 25, 2008 - Welcome to the Democratic National Convention in Denver!

Ok, so you probably aren't there -- neither am I. 

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: A magnitude 5.2 earthquake roused St. Louis area and downstate Illinois residents just after 4:30 a.m. Friday. The quake, 38 miles from Evansville, Ind. and 128 miles from St. Louis, produced five aftershocks, each in the 2.0 magnitude range and a sixth aftershock that registered 4.6. The New Madrid Fault was not the culprit — this morning's quake originated in the Wabash Valley zone.