Alden Loury

In July 2018, Alden Loury joined Chicago's WBEZ as senior editor of the race, class, and communities desk, which provides enterprise reporting on those topics as well as housing, immigration, and employment.

Previously, Loury served as the director of research and evaluation for the Metropolitan Planning Council for two years, where he examined and wrote about population loss, demographic shifts, job trends, and racial segregation.

Prior to joining MPC, Loury served as an investigator and later as a policy analyst for the Better Government Association. In more than four years at the BGA, Loury documented abuses with legislative scholarships, campaign finance expenditures, and ward remapping and later analyzed data and lobbied for reforms to increase government transparency, efficiency, and accountability.

Alden Loury