Christian Brown is a guest contributor with the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture. He is an award-winning multimedia journalist, specializing in public affairs, investigative, and religion reporting. He is currently a staff writer for The Downey Patriot newspaper and a news intern at 89.3 KPCC. Brown graduated cum laude from California State University, Fullerton, earning a B.A. in Communications. He is a recent M.S. Journalism graduate from the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.