Chris Erskine

Chris Erskine

Bio

Christopher Michael Erskine has been both graphics editor and a columnist since 1998.

Starting as a copy editor on The Times' national desk in 1990, he advanced to graphics coordinator, assistant graphics editor and deputy graphics editor before assuming his current position. He has been the recipient of a Times Editorial Award for graphics.

He came to Los Angeles from The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, La., where he spent 11 years on the news desk. Prior to that he worked for The Hollywood Sun-Tattler and The Des Moines Register.

Erskine received bachelors' degrees in journalism and political science in 1978 from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

He and his wife have four children.

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