Jason deBruyn is the WUNC data reporter, a position he took in September, 2016.
In the role, Jason investigates story lines hidden in data to uncover untold issues that matter to North Carolinians. He passionate about giving a voice to the voiceless and using data to shine a light on disenfranchised groups have been taken advantage of.
Prior to joining WUNC, Jason covered the business of health care and pharmaceuticals for Triangle Business Journal in Raleigh, an affiliate of the American City Business Journals network. His reporting roots trace to the Enquirer-Journal, a community newspaper in Monroe, North Carolina.
The body camera footage taken after an off-duty officer North Carolina shot Jason Walker was released on Friday. It seems to corroborate the officer's story that Walker attacked his vehicle.