Research Analyst, Data Journalism

Resides In

New York, New York


American University


  • Research Analyst on the Data Journalism team at Investopedia
  • Data collection, analysis, and visualization focusing on automation
  • 5+ years of research and analytics experience


Adrian Nesta is a Research Analyst on the Data Journalism team at Dotdash, the digital publisher that owns and operates Investopedia. His work includes data collection, cleaning, analysis, and visualization for articles and reporting at Investopedia and others in the Dotdash portfolio.

Prior to joining Dotdash, Adrian worked as a data analyst at multiple government contracting firms in Washington, D.C. with clients such as the Department of State and the FBI. Adrian also has written transportation-focused data stories for the local urbanism blog Greater Greater Washington since 2019. Additionally, as of 2019, Adrian assists the nonprofit Open Elections by cleaning precinct-level U.S. election results data for their archive.


Adrian received his Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from American University, with a focus in Foreign Policy in Latin America