Gabriel Kahn has worked as a newspaper correspondent and editor for two decades, including 10 years at The Wall Street Journal, where he served as Los Angeles bureau chief, deputy Hong Kong bureau chief and deputy Southern Europe bureau chief, based in Rome. He has reported from more than a dozen countries on three continents. At USC, his work centers around studying changing business models in media. He is the co-director of the Media, Economics and Entrepreneurship program at Annenberg.
He began collaborating with IMSC in 2016 on the Crosstown Traffic project, which seeks to visualize an array of data about mobility in Los Angeles. Since then, he has been working with IMSC on a series of other projects which seeks to tell the story of Los Angeles through data.