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Jason McGahan

Jason McGahan

Jason McGahan is a former staff writer for the LA Weekly. McGahan's coverage of LAPD and LA County Sheriff's Department was awarded a pair of Los Angeles Press Club Awards in the categories of investigative reporting and breaking news. The Chicago Society of Professional Journalists awarded him a Peter Lisagor Award for in-depth reporting for a Chicago Magazine piece on a Mexican drug cartel's operation in that city. He was a finalist in the Association of Alternative Newsmedia Awards for the categories of beat reporting and feature writing, respectively. He previously reported from Mexico and Central America as a correspondent for The Daily Beast.