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Blake Esken

Blake Esken

Los Angeles Times

  • Fact-checking
  • Compliance
  • Data Analysis
  • Communication
  • Product Management
BA, Marketing – California State University, San Bernardino
Author's Bio

Blake Esken has over 15 years of experience in product management and has been a member of the Los Angeles Times staff for over five years.

As part of his role at the Los Angeles Times, Blake acts as the in-house reviewer and fact checker for LA Times Compare. He supervises all content for compliance and accuracy and puts to use skills he has honed through years of experience managing high-stakes projects for a range of industry-leading companies.

He has a strong background in data analysis, compliance, and communication, which allows him to support LA Times Compare through fact-checking in an effort to provide up-to-date and factual information across our content.


Industry-leading experience from managing projects at Hyundai, CarMax, ALG (J.D. Power), and more.