Journalism. Design. Multimedia. Code.
I'm a multi-platform journalist currently living in Banff, Alberta. I'm passionate about finding new, innovative ways of the telling indepth stories online. Come take a look at what I've done and find out what I'm about.
An indepth investigative piece on how climate change and industry expansion is decreasing Peru's vital water supplies, putting the health of its people at risk. Multimedia feature combining text, video, maps, photos and interactives.
Credits - Scott Lilwall, Mike Leschart, Marion Warnica, Steve Silcox
A multimedia longform piece that details the heartbreaking story of a developmentally-disabled woman who was betrayed by those she trusted the most. Produced the online version of this feature, working as a team to create companion to a radio doc on CBC's The Current.
Credits - Online production: Scott Lilwall and Michael Leschart. Reporting/writing by Marion Warnica. Cross-platform producer: Gillian Rutherford
A massive summer-long online series, which pulled together interviews, historical photos/video, user-generated content, long-form features and city data, all laid over a massive, custom built map to tell the story of Edmonton's core neighbourhood -- its past, present and future.
Credits - Scott Lilwall, Michael Leschart, Michelle Bellefontaine, Mark Connolley (with additional contributors)
An in-depth look at the history of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, told through the lens of five major events in their century-long history. A companion piece to a TV documentary on CBC Television, it brought to light never-before-seen photos and stories through text and interactive elements.
Credits - Scott Lilwall and Michael Leschart
A large-scale data project that had me scrapping summaries of completed Access to Information Requests off of hundreds of federal websites and creating a user-friendly, searchable database for make it easier for the public to use.
Credits - Scott Lilwall Data: Government of Canada
An emotional goodbye as Slake Lake firefighters thank other fire crews from across Canada who helped when wildfires tore through the northern Alberta town. Scott Lilwall, 2012.
An elk takes a moment out of its busy day to make faces at my camera at the trailhead up Tunnel Mountain. Scott Lilwall, 2016.
Two ravens cruise over the Bow Valley on a cold fall day. Scott Lilwall, 2015.
Storm surges strike off the coast of Nova Scotia days after Hurricane Bill hits land. Scott Lilwall, 2010.
I love to experiment with new ways of telling stories online, focusing on data journalism and multimedia long-form features.
The work isn’t done when the story is, however. I’m familiar with using social media both as a promotional tool to get my work out in front of readers, as well as an invaluable method of news-gathering and generating follow-up stories.
I’m also a team player, both using my skills to support fellow journalists in their work, as well as spreading that knowledge to others on my team to produce high-quality work.
Questons? Interested in working together? Feel free to fire me off an email or contact me on social media.