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.

3117 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington 20032