Before joining Texas Public Radio, Aaron worked as a reporter and anchor at Wyoming Public Radio in Laramie, covering K-12 education across the Cowboy State. Prior journalism experience includes freelance reporting in Los Angeles and interning at outlets including NPR, Southern California Public Radio and ABC's Nightline. Aaron left Texas Public Radio in 2016, and now lives in California.
Aaron has won regional Edward R. Murrow awards for his reporting on school nutrition standards as well as rodeo culture’s treatment of gay fans and athletes. His radio work has aired on programs including NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered, American Public Media’s Marketplace, PRI’s The World and National Native News.
He earned a master’s degree in audio journalism from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication in Los Angeles and a bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.
When not reporting, he spends time hiking, camping, traveling and exploring film, music, and food.