Denise Rolark Barnes


The Washington Informer is a family-owned business started by my dad in 1964. After matriculating at Howard U. where received a BA degree in journalism and a JD degree, I joined the WI staff and became publisher in 1994. My job is to tell maintain a news organization that shares stories about those who are making a positive difference in the DC area and beyond.


The Washington Informer


The Washington Informer Newspaper Co., Inc. an African American, woman-owned weekly newspaper and online website that reports on the African American community emphasizing positive news impacting community's locally, nationally and internationally.

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3117 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington 20032