is a visual storyteller and investigative reporter based in San Francisco, California. A graduate of UC Santa Barbara and a masters candidate at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, his work focuses on displacement, migration, queerness, and structural poverty in the American West and Latin America. 

The son of a political refugee and an economic migrant, Brandon was raised in Tucson, Arizona, a border town where migration stories and the dispossession of indigenous land continue to inform his work. With an eye on evolving media platforms, Brandon’s storytelling spans mediums ranging from written investigations to photo essays, interactive maps and documentary film. 

Resume available here.


Richmond Confidential

Santa Barbara Independent

Time Magazine

Vice News

Think Progress

The Real News

Voices on Campus



Sufficiently Dangerous; Glass Box Gallery (2015)

Look But Don't Touch; Art, Design & Architecture Museum End-of-Year Exhibition (2015)

Faces & Facades; Glass Box Gallery, End-of-Year Exhibition (2015)

Faces & Facades; UCSB Cheadle Hall Exhibition (2015-2016)

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