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Soon and every day, news about here will be gathered here, edited here, and reported here again. Soon and every day, the events, people and stories most important to you will be important again. Soon and every day, Memphians will bring the news back to Memphis.


STAFF (as of August 8)

Eric Barnes: President/Executive Editor
James Overstreet: Editor-in-Chief
Terry Hollahan: Managing Editor
Clay Bailey: News Editor
Kate Crawford: Associate Editor
Jim Weber: Photo Editor
Jennifer Biggs: Food and Dining Editor
Geoff Calkins: Columnist
Chris Herrington: Columnist
Michael Nelson: Columnist
Otis Sanford: Columnist/Editor-At-Large
Samuel Stockard: Reporter/Columnist
Tom Bailey: Reporter
Michelle Corbet: Reporter
Bill Dries: Reporter
Yolanda Jones: Reporter
Jonah Jordan: Reporter
Elle Perry: Reporter
Wayne Risher: Reporter
John Varlas: Reporter
Don Wade: Reporter
Omer Yusuf: Reporter
Kyra Cross: Designer/Copy Editor
Yvette Touchet: Designer/Copy Editor
Holly Weber: Designer/Copy Editor
Houston Cofield: Photographer
Patrick Lantrip: Photographer/Videographer
Natalie Chandler: Video/Podcast Production
Madeline Faber: Editor, High Ground News, in partnership
Jacinthia Jones: Chalkbeat TN, in partnership

Jason Israel: Chief Technology Officer
Preston Davis: Advertising and Marketing Strategies
Janice Jenkins: Account Executive
Heather Marion: Account Executive
Kevin Lipe: Digital Strategist
Kathy Kendrick: Business Manager

Funded by the Community. For the Community.

Frustrated by the gutting of local journalism in Memphis, a group of seasoned journalists, media professionals and concerned citizens gathered to discuss the need for strong, locally focused and locally produced daily news. After much research and outreach to local and national media professionals and thought leaders, Memphis Fourth Estate Inc. was formed. A 501(C)3 nonprofit, Memphis Fourth Estate owns and operates The Daily Memphian; however, the newsroom operates independently of Memphis Fourth Estate's influence and will not know donor names or pledges.

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