A News21 investigation of juvenile justice in America
Brody Ford is a multimedia journalist and recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he majored in political science and communications. A San Diego native, he specializes in video, collecting data, and accessing public records. While at UIC, he co-founded the school’s independent news outlet, Bonfire. During internships with WBBM-TV, the CBS affiliate in Chicago and KGTV, the ABC affiliate in San Diego, he focused on predatory business practices, local politics, and police misconduct. Ford has produced documentaries and music videos on various topics, including labor disputes.