Brian De Los Santos


Brian De Los Santos is the editor of LAist, part of the Southern California Public Radio newsroom. He previously led digital strategy at The Desert Sun in Palm Springs and was the West Coast social lead for the USA TODAY Network. He contributed to the LA Times’ coverage of the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack, which earned a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. Brian is a product of NAHJ and ONA, two organizations that have helped him with mentorship and finding supportive colleagues. He is passionate about communities and finding ways to bring content of intersectional experiences to readers, viewers, phone scrollers, listeners. Brian lives in his favorite city — L.A. — with his doggo Bigotes.

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