Aaron Mendelson

Aaron Mendelson is KPCC’s Data Reporter, helping drive the station’s data journalism and special projects. At KPCC, he has used data to shine a light on the avalanche of outside money in local politics, spiking firearms sales, Los Angeles’ bicycle infrastructure, and police militarization. He worked build a unique database on officer-involved shootings in Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties for KPCC’s Officer Involved project. Recently, Aaron contributed reporting, writing and data analysis to “Repeat”, KPCC’s first investigative podcast.