Jared graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 2015, where he studied print journalism and reported on local politics. He joined People For the American Way as a research associate after tracking and providing analysis on fringe media for Media Matters for America. Jared specializes in Alt-Right and so-called “New Right” media, in addition to his expertise surrounding the culture and influence of right-wing social media. He has provided commentary on numerous podcasts and has served as a source for reporters at publications such as The New York Times. He currently lives in Washington.