Adam is a freelance reporter in the Greater Boston area. He works the night and weekend desk at the Boston Globe and is a board member of the the New England chapter of the Society o Professional Journalists.

Alejandro is a Lawrence native and the editor of 

Andrew reports on public records and retro video games.

Andy is a freelance writer, illustrator, and copyeditor in the Boston area.

Arnie King has occupied a Massachusetts prison cell for the past 45 years. His writing focuses on the lack of commutations being granted to exceptional and deserving individuals who are aging in the state’s overcrowded prison system.

Basim is a writer and a member of 

The Bay State Examiner is a Massachusetts-based indie media focused on government transparency and abuse of power.

Brendan McGuirk is a writer living in Greater Boston and has written for publications including the Boston Metro and the Boston Herald.

Brian was born and raised on Cape Cod and now lives in Amherst.

Britni is a freelance writer tackling the intersection of sports & gender. The “z” is silent. Bylines NYT, ELLE, The Atlantic, espnW, Bleacher Report, more. She/her.

Shardae is a writer covering music, film, and arts in Greater Boston.

Chip is a journalist, researcher, and scholar covering civil rights and civil liberties.

A Queens, NY native who came to New England in 2004 to earn his MA in journalism at Boston University, Chris Faraone is the editor and co-publisher of DigBoston and a co-founder of the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism. He has published several books including 99 Nights with the 99 Percent, and has written liner notes for hip-hop gods including Cypress Hill, Pete Rock, Nas, and various members of the Wu-Tang Clan.

A former co-editor of our Iran, Iraq, and Turkey pages, Claire Sadar is a staff writer at Muftah. She holds a BA in history from Dickinson College and a Master’s in Religion from Boston University, where she focused on Islam in Turkish politics and society. Claire’s work has been published in Your Middle East and Foreign Affairs. She also writes regularly at her personal blog, Ataturk’s Republic. Claire’s interests include religious and ethnic minorities, Turkish politics, Islamist political movements, and theories of political change.

Cole is a garbage enthusiast and senior reporter at Waste Dive. He was born in Maine and lives in Somerville and is the treasurer of the SPJ New England chapter.

Crystal is a Southern California native and studied journalism at Boston University.

Curtis has contributed to publications including Deadspin, has worked extensively with MuckRock, and is a lead BINJ reporter and researcher investigating public procurement contracts.

Dan is a reporter who has covered Massachusetts for the Boston Herald and Gatehouse Media.

Dan is a freelance journalist and has written for publications including Vice, Esquire, the Daily Beast, Fast Company, Pacific Standard, MEL, Leafly, Thrillist, and DigBoston.

Daniel DeFraia is journalist and American Studies PhD candidate at Boston University, where he’s writing a dissertation on the historical relationship between intelligence agencies and the US news media.

Dan is a general interest feature writer living in the Boston area.

Dennis is a rabble rousing subversive jocular misanthrope that will make you laugh or gasp. He covers comedy.

A native of Dorchester living in Somerville, Derek Kouyoumjian is one of the most active and creatively agile photographers in Greater Boston. Having shot everything from breaking news, to portraits, to food and nightlife for publications including the Boston Phoenix, Boston Business Journal, Boston Magazine, and the Boston Metro, for which he regularly snaps cover photos, Derek’s versatile eye is complemented by his immense knowledge of the cityscapes and people of Mass. He also shoots abroad, including recent trips to the United Arab Emirates and Cuba, and has worked with private clients including the Gardner Museum and Huntington Theatre Company.

Douglas is a business journalist at  writing about North American & Asian CPG industries. Mandarin speaker.

Emily is a database reporter covering the environment for the Indy Star and helped the BINJ team launch from 2015 to 2016.

Eoin Higgins is a journalist and historian from Western Massachusetts. He writes for national outlets including the Intercept, and has covered Trump's America for BINJ.

Evan is a researcher, journalist, and FOIA enthusiast

Developed by the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) in collaboration with Moodswing Moving Pictures to provide opportunities for aspiring media makers who are in recovery or who have family members struggling with addiction to participate in front of and behind the camera, F.I.G.H.T. aims to push the envelope for how the opioid crisis is covered in Greater Boston.

Greg is the co-founder of KillerBoomBox and a music journalist who has written for publications ranging from the Boston Metro to XXL magazine.

Gary is a philosophy professor, author, artist, curator, and labor activist.

Haley is an AAN Award-winning columnist for DigBoston and Mel magazine and has contributed to publications including the Boston Globe and helped found Homicide Watch Boston. She has spearheaded and led several BINJ investigations including last year’s multipart series about the racialized history of liquor licensing in Massachusetts, and currently writes the column Terms of Service about restaurant industry issues from the perspective of workers.

Heather Kapplow is a Boston-based conceptual artist and writer. See and/ for more.

Jason is the network director of the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism and writes the columns Apparent Horizon and Townie. He is also the executive editor and associate publisher of DigBoston. Before that, he founded the nonprofit Open Media Boston and other grassroots publications. Jason is a longtime labor-community organizer with an MFA in visual arts and is the institutional memory of our gang. His column Apparent Horizon is the winner of the 2018 Association of Alternative Newsmedia award for Best Political Column.

Jenny is a BU journalism grad student and BU News Service managing editor.

Joe is an educator, writer, editor, activist, scholar, and organizer based out of UMass Boston and Dorchester.

Jonathan Riley is a contributing writer to DigBoston and a graduate of Boston University's College of Communication. He covers oddities for BINJ.

Josh is an investigative reporter at  covering lawyers, guns and money.

Karen is a writer for  and the  and a graduate of Emerson College

Katelyn Burns is a trans woman and freelance journalist based in Maine. Her previous work has appeared in many major publications including The Washington Post, VICE, and Rewire.

Katie Campisi is a writer living in Boston. Among other brave endeavors, Katie once spent a month documenting riding a bike through the most dangerous intersections in Greater Boston by wearing a 360-degree helmet cam.

Kenneth is a staff writer at Keith County News and can be reached at

Kori Feener is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and photojournalist from the Boston area. She has had work featured in the Associated Press, AJ+, and Reuters. Feener’s documentary work has been screened at festivals across the United States, and she serves as a member of the Non-Fiction Cartel in Boston, a collaborative focused on short form documentary storytelling. In 2016 she served as a screener at the Camden International Film Festival and is currently an adjunct professor at Emerson College.

Kylie studied journalism at Boston University's College of Communication.

Laura has been featured in Politico, the Washington Post, Quartz, Vice, the Atlantic, the Guardian, Salon, and other publications. She covers housing and healthcare for BINJ.

Lynne is a Somerville native writing about community, neighborhood, and arts.

Max is a PhD student in English and American literature at BU. Previously, he worked at the NGO GiveDirectly, an organization that sends cash transfers, no strings attached, directly to extremely poor families. In 2014, he studied and wrote poetry in Wellington, NZ on a Fulbright scholarship.

Maya is the editor of Critical Mass and covers public records and law enforcement for BINJ.

Micaela is a Boston-based journalist and sociologist who covers dance, culture, and immigration for BINJ.

Michelle graduated from Boston University with a degree in journalism and writes about art, latinx and queer culture, fashion, television, and entertainment.

Mike is a storyteller (videos, words) at the Albany Business Review and has worked for On Point Radio, the Conversation, and the Daily Free Press. He is a graduate of Boston University's College of Communication.

Miriam is a Massachusetts native and former staff writer for the Phoenix New Times who has reported on nuclear energy extensively for BINJ.

Nate has covered sports betting as well as education for BINJ. He studied journalism at Boston University's College of Communication.

Nate is a Boston-based reporter who has written for the Boston Phoenix, the Boston Metro, and DigBoston among other publications.

Nick is a writer and a graduate of Trinity College in Connecticut. He wrote the first official BINJ feature, "Dedham and Goliath."

Olivia is a Boston University graduate and journalist in the Boston area and has written for publications including the Atlantic, HuffPost, and Spare Change News.

Patrick Cochran is an independent journalist covering politics and grassroots activism.

Rachel is a writer living in Allston.

Rob Katz is a freelance multimedia journalist and communications intern. Born in Los Angeles, he attended Tufts University in Medford, MA, where he received a BA in English. His writing has been published in DigBoston, The Greenwich Sentinel and the Tufts Daily. He currently resides in Stamford, CT, where he spends most of his free time getting upset at Bluetooth speakers.

Latina covering Mass since 2007 for: AP, BostonGlobe, Guardian, NBC, TeenVogue, Latino USA, BayStateBanner, and other publications.

Seth Kershner is a writer and researcher whose work has appeared in outlets such as Rethinking Schools, Sojourners, and Boulder Weekly. He is the co-author (with Scott Harding) of Counter-Recruitment and the Campaign to Demilitarize Public Schools (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

Steph Yang is based in Boston and writes about women in sports and media.

Tibisay Zea is a journalist in Greater Boston reporting for El Planeta.

Zack is Boston's finest current  reporter. By default. He formerly reported for the BostonCourant and Bulletin Newspapers.

Zakiya is a writer and activist in Roxbury and is part of the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism community media program.