Jerod MacDonald-Evoy

Jerod MacDonald-Evoy

Jerod is a multimedia reporter for the Arizona Mirror and documentary filmmaker so see him for your video editing questions. He’s got photo skills and knows how to use PhotoShop, Adobe Audition, Premiere Pro, Microsoft Excel, TOR, SQL and Linux. He’s done podcasting and been trained in OPSEC/INFOSEC (Google it). He’s reported on the military, the police, and cyber security issues (he says he’s an amateur penetration tester which has something to do with cybersecurity). Questions about coding or surveillance technology? He can probably help. He calls himself an aviation geek, and since he reports out of Arizona has become knowledgeable about firearms, extremism and conspiracy theories. He spent four years at the Arizona Republic covering everything from dark money in politics to Catholic priest sexual abuse scandals. Jerod has also won awards for his documentary films which have covered issues such as religious tolerance and surveillance technology used by police.

In the absence of national regulations, how vulnerable is our voting infrastructure?

By: and - October 6, 2020

There is no evidence, despite partisan claims to the contrary, that mail-in ballots are rife with voting fraud — but there are parts of the election system that security researchers say are at far greater risk for malicious activity. National elections like the one in November, when Americans will decide whether Republican Donald Trump or […]