Aaron is an award-winning multimedia journalist based in New York City, where he was an on-air correspondent and senior writer for Mic. His work has also appeared in the International Business Times; The Record newspaper in Bergen County, New Jersey; and The Associated Press.
Of late, Aaron's coverage focuses on race, civil rights, criminal justice reform and grassroots social movements. He has embedded himself with activists to document developments in the Movement for Black Lives.
He also served as the Miami Herald’s freelance resident correspondent at the United Nations, covering Latin America, the Caribbean and other issues impacting the Western Hemisphere. During his stint at the U.N., Aaron was selected as a 2013 fellow of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, affording his trips to Morocco, Jordan and Qatar. The program is meant to foster intercultural dialogue among young leaders and journalists in Western and Middle Eastern societies.
Aaron is a longtime member of the National Association of Black Journalists and has served on the board of the organization's New York City chapter.
He received a BA in Journalism from San Francisco State University. In May 2018, Aaron was recognized as an “Outstanding Journalism Alumnus” by the faculty of SF State’s Journalism Department.
Aaron is a native of Oakland, California.