About 

  • Priya Krishnakumar is an editor on CNN's visual news desk, covering race, inequality and policing. Before joining CNN in 2020, she worked at the Los Angeles Times as a data and graphics journalist, using interactive and visual storytelling to cover a wide range of subjects such as wildfires, politics and pop culture. She was part of a Pulitzer Prize winning team for breaking news in 2016.

    Krishnakumar is from California's Bay Area, and graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in journalism.