MA Student, Media Studies, Concordia University
2012 – BA in Communication Studies, Minor in Women's Studies, Concordia University
Aaron Lakoff is an award-winning independent journalist, media-maker, and community organizer based in Montreal, Canada. His work combines a passion for popular education, social justice, and artistic expression. He has filed radio and written reports from several countries, including Haiti, Israel/Palestine, Mexico, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and across North America. When he isn’t working, Aaron is often keeping himself busy as the host and DJ of the successful monthly podcast, “The Rebel Beat”, heard by thousands of people worldwide. Aaron is currently completing a Masters in Media Studies at Concordia University, with a research focus on radical sports journalism, specifically exploring the deconstruction of nationalist, colonial, and patriarchal myths in hockey. Aaron cheers for The Habs, Les Canadiennes, Montreal Impact, and the working class.