Celeste Fremon is the editor and creator of WitnessLA, an online source for criminal justice reporting. She is also an
award-winning freelance journalist specializing in gangs, law enforcement, criminal justice and education policy. She has written G-Dog and the Homeboys, and is working on a new book, An American Family, about the life of a parolee following
prison release. Celeste is a senior fellow for social justice/new media at the Institute for Justice and Journalism, Visiting Lecturer at UC Irvine, and adjunct professor at the Annenberg School of Journalism at USC.