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Brittny Mejia is a Metro reporter who joined the Los Angeles Times in 2014. She writes narrative pieces with a strong emphasis on the Latino community and others that make up the diversity of L.A. and California. Mejia was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2021 in local reporting for her investigation with colleague Jack Dolan that exposed failures in Los Angeles County’s safety-net healthcare system.
Priya Krishnakumar is a former graphics and data journalist at the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she has worked at the Washington Post, Patch Media and Northwestern University’s Knight Lab. She’s a Northern California native and graduated from Northwestern University in 2014 with a degree in journalism. She also refuses to stop talking about how amazing the weather is in L.A.