Lucas Waldron

Visual Investigations Producer

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Lucas Waldron is ProPublica’s visual investigations producer. Previously, he was a social visuals and graphics producer.

Waldron is a motion graphics journalist focused on storytelling across social media platforms. His work has previously been published by The New York Times and KQED.

He’s a Proud Neo-Nazi, Charlottesville Attacker – and a U.S. Marine

Vasilios Pistolis, a Marine, took part in the violent Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville and later bragged about it online with other members of Atomwaffen, an extremist group preparing for a race war.

We Have Some Follow-Ups for Facebook — And We Want Your Help

Senators held Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to account today, grilling him while often citing our investigations. You can help keep Facebook accountable, too.

Unmasking California’s New White Supremacists

A group of young white supremacists, known as the Rise Above Movement, coordinated violence at rallies in Charlottesville, VA and across California cities. We identified some of the group members using social media posts and the group’s own propaganda.

How Ivanka and Donald Trump, Jr. Avoided Criminal Indictment

New York prosecutors were preparing a case. Then the D.A. overruled his staff after a visit from a top donor.

The Big Problems with Testing Tiny Bits of DNA

New York City’s crime lab has been a pioneer nationally in analyzing especially difficult DNA samples. Now these DNA analysis methods are under the microscope, with scientists questioning their validity.

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