Armand Emamdjomeh is the former deputy director of Data Visualization at the Los Angeles Times. He worked at The Times from 2010-17 and worked on topics ranging from the Homicide Report to helping readers explore the surface of Mars.
Laura J. Nelson covers transportation and mobility issues across Southern California. She was part of the team of reporters awarded the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news for coverage of the 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino. Before joining The Times in 2012, Nelson wrote for the Boston Globe, the Tampa Bay Times and the Los Angeles Daily News. She grew up in suburban Kansas City in a family of journalists and graduated from the University of Southern California.