Kayla Benjamin is a journalist at The Washington Informer, a multimedia news organization in the metro Washington, D.C. area. Prior to this, she was an assistant editor at Washingtonian magazine, and reported on the arts, travel, real estate and politics. As an intern with Current, a national trade publication covering the public media industry, Benjamin wrote a feature story about public radio stations’ climate coverage initiatives, which was included in the Pew Research Center’s newsletter on media and on Mediagazer’s Twitter. Benjamin, a graduate of American University, is passionate about solutions journalism, environmental policy and dark chocolate.
The Washington Informer is a multimedia news organization, founded in 1964, and offering coverage of positive news about the African American community in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The Informer reaches more than 50,000 readers through its print and digital channel, including its award winning website; 7,500 subscribers to its daily email newsletter, and thousands of social media followers and fans.
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