About Bob Rebach
REBACH, BOB is the assistant graphics editor for The Record and Herald News, combined-circulation 137,269 dailies that cover Bergen and Passaic counties in northeastern New Jersey. His responsibilities include creating graphics for the paper and website, as well as helping supervise a staff of eight artists that are also producing graphics, illustrations and page design for the paper. Rebach is a native of Maryland's eastern shore and a graduate of the University of Maryland, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Studio Arts. He also studied graphic arts at the Joe Kubert School for Cartoon and Graphic Arts in Dover, New Jersey. His first newspaper job was in Morristown, New Jersey, where he worked as a staff artist for the Daily Record. Rebach has also been a member of the graphics staff for The National Sports Daily and The Sacramento Bee. He joined The Record staff in 2000 and became the assistant graphics editor in 2006. He enjoys cycling, riding his bicycle this summer in the annual trans-Iowa cycling event, RAGBRAI, and running; he ran his first marathon in 2009 in Washington, D.C. and just finished his second in Philadelphia in November. He also enjoys working on projects with his son, baking and playing with his iPad.
- Occupation: Assistant Graphics Editor
- Organization: The Record, Bergen County, N.J.
- Location: NJ 07424 USA
- Was accepted for Dec 12-17 2010 Interactive Census Workshop.
Digital media stories published elsewhere by Bob Rebach:
- See how much state aid your North Jersey town received 
Searchable database of state aid to municipalities in Bergen and Passaic counties.
- North Jersey school aid figures 
Database of state aid to school districts.
- School aid cuts did not lead to lower NJ test scores 
A look at the current standardized test scores
- Derek Jeter reaches 3000-hit milestone 
Interactive Protovis charts looking at Derek Jeter's stats upon reaching the 3,000 hit milestone in baseball. He is the first Yankee in the history of the franchise to reach this mark.
- North Jersey black families leaving for lure of new South 
A story about the dwindling black population in North Jersey. The graphic shows population by town, from 1990, 2000 and 2010 census, and by census tract for 2010, as a percent of the total population.
- North Jersey town-by-town data from the 2010 Census 
Town by town census data for the North Jersey coverage area of The Record
- Getting to work from North Jersey 
Charts comparing commute time and departure time for the U.S., N.J. and Bergen and Passaic counties in New Jersey.
- Average gas price hits $3 in Bergen-Passaic, again 
Graphic on the price of gas over a two and a half year period, from when gas was at $4 a gallon to a low of $1.25 a gallon and back up to $3 a gallon.
- December is worst month for driving in N.J., analysis shows 
Two Protovis charts to accompany a story about accidents on North Jersey roads in December.
Content on this site written by Bob Rebach (includes contributory writing):