Gabriel Kahn

Gabriel Kahn is the founder and publisher of Crosstown  which combines computer science, data and journalism to cover local news. He is also a professor of professional practice at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism. He jointly runs the Media, Economics and Entrepreneurship program. The goal of M{2e} is to bolster students’ understanding of economics and encourage innovation and experimentation with new ideas in communication and journalism.

He also serves on the research council of the Annenberg Innovation Lab.Before joining USC, he worked as a newspaper correspondent and editor for three 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.