Aaron Sankin

Aaron Sankin is a reporter for Reveal covering online privacy and cybersecurity with a focus on low socioeconomic-status communities. 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 also 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 finalist in Digiday’s 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.