Karthik Patanjali is a Special Projects Editor in the newsroom. He focuses on shaping how journalistic stories are told using new technologies, including augmented / virtual reality, 3D Web, machine learning and computer vision. His work has won several awards including an Emmy Award, multiple Online Journalism Awards, Society of News Design Awards, Malofiej etc.
He was a part of the team that set up AR storytelling at the Times and has worked on most of the AR/webgl stories published so far. He also guides The Times’ AR initiative on Instagram.