Skip to ContentSkip to Radioplayer

Fact-based journalism is worth fighting for.

Donate

Staff

Aaron Sankin

Aaron Sankin

Reporter

Biography

Aaron Sankin is a reporter for Reveal covering online extremism, election administration and technology policy. Before joining Reveal, he was a founding editor of The Huffington Post's San Francisco vertical and a senior staff writer on The Daily Dot's politics team. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, Salon, Time, The Motley Fool, Mashable, Business Insider, San Francisco magazine and The Onion. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Sankin studied history and sociology at Rice University. His work at The Daily Dot was a finalist in Digiday's 2015 publisher of the year award, and a story he wrote about a Midwestern family being terrorized by a teenage hacker was labeled by The Atlantic as an essential piece of journalism for 2015. Sankin is based in Seattle.

Articles

Kids on the Line

In harm’s way

The federal government is quietly expanding its use of “tender age” shelters for migrant kids. We’ll tell you what we know.

Jul 20, 2019
Cybersecurity

Who gets to vote?

The 2018 Georgia governor’s race has become a battleground for many of America’s most pressing concerns about democracy.

Oct 20, 2018