My name is Ana Asnes Becker.

During the day, I design and develop interactive news stories.
Currently: New York Times Opinion. Formerly: The Wall Street Journal.
At night, I play guitar in b a n d s.

Some notable work

One in 292 Million

The Wall Street Journal

A visualization of the long odds of winning the Powerball jackpot. (Hint: the odds are very very very long.)

VR Nasdaq

The Wall Street Journal

WSJ's first published Virtual Reality interactive: a data-vis VR exploration of the Nasdaq... as a rollercoaster.

A Stolen Boy, an Angry Loner, an Underground Bunker

The Wall Street Journal

An immersive graphic on the unfolding of one of the most difficult domestic hostage situations in the FBI's history. Was awarded a Silver Medal in the Society For News Design's annual Best of Digital Design competition.

Cirque du Soleil – Portrait of a Tragedy

The Wall Street Journal

Interactive that illustrated the circumstances and mistakes that lead to the tragic death of a Cirque du Soleil performer, and the new safety measures in place to prevent further accidents.

The Oscars of Everything Else

The Wall Street Journal

Only one film can win Best Picture, but that doesn’t mean the other nominees are losers. How each of the 2015 Best Picture nominees measure up in categories you won’t find anywhere else-- like "Most Fisticuffs," "Most F-Bombs" and "Most Explosions."

Axis of Additives

The Wall Street Journal

A data visualization exploring 15 of the most common food additives, what they do, and where they can be found in the supermarket.


City Mice

my band

Fruit & Flowers

current band

Songs for Muses

solo project