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At DCistNOW, reporters are telling the NOW stories of Washington DC! We'd like to introduce you to DCistNOW and tell you a little bit about what we do, why we do it, and who we are. Below, you can learn more about our fabulous team of contributors.

Aaron Myers
Aaron MyersEditor-in-Chief
Adele Stan
Adele StanSr. Contributor

Adele M. Stan is a columnist for The American Prospect, and a contributor to SiriusXM Progress channel. She is the winner of the 2017 Hillman Prize for Opinion & Analysis Journalism. Follow her on Twitter: @addiestan

Don Michael Mendoza
Don Michael MendozaContributor

Don Michael Mendoza is the Co-Founder and Executive Artistic Director of La Ti Do Productions, and the founder of the blog Producing The District. He lives in downtown Washington, DC and has a B.A. in Journalism and Musical Theatre, and a M.A. in Strategic Communication. Follow him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Travis Mitchell
Travis MitchellContributor

Travis moved to D.C. in 2007 and holds a journalism degree from American University. He has written about the city's diverse food scene for a number of outlets over the years, including Eater DC, Washington City Paper, Washingtonian and DCist. When not covering the District's bar and restaurant news, Travis works as a digital producer and editor.

Micha Green
Micha GreenContributor
Micha Green is from Washington, D.C. with a background in the arts. Since receiving her Master's in Journalism last year, Micha has worked for a number of publications doing on-air, print, online, and social media reporting. To stay up-to-date on Micha's work, you can follow her on Twitter: @MichaPGreen.
Eleadah R. Clack
Eleadah R. ClackContributor
Eleadah is an organizer and author of The World Without Racism. Eleadah is passionate about creating effective change and being a leader in her community. Visit writetheworldfree.com or follow her on twitter @based_clacky
Isabella Basco
Isabella BascoContributor

Isabella Basco is a writer, videographer, foodie and D.C. transport from Memphis, Tennessee. She moved here for graduate school for journalism because she still believes in the power of the written word. Her main focus for the blog will be local and national politics.

Aiyi'nah Fod
Aiyi'nah FodContributor

Aiyi'nah Ford is a published author, trained community organizer, orator and intellectual revolutionary. She is the host of "The One Mic Stand With SimplyNay" and one of the last Native Washingtonians left in Washington, D.C. You can stay connected by visiting www.iamsimplynay.com or following her on any social media network because #supportisFREE

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