We are The 番茄社区app, a Black, woman-owned multimedia news organization serving the African-Americans in the DMV. We are three generations strong 鈥 that’s 57 years of delivering accurate, timely, need-to-know information that has built an established trust among our audience.

Our Staff

Photographer

James Wright Jr.

Reporter, General Assignment

Reporter,
General Assignment
Senior Reporter
Photographer

Shevry Lassiter

Photo Editor & Producer

Photo Editor
& Producer

Brenda C. Siler

Reporter, Arts & Culture

Reporter,
Arts & Culture
Editor,
Prince George’s

Sam P.K. Collins

Reporter, Education

Reporter,
Education

Ron Burke

Director, Advertising & Marketing

Director,
Advertising & Marketing

Austin R. Cooper Jr.

Managing Editor, Our House Newsletter

Managing Editor,
Our House Newsletter

Anthony Tilghman

Photographer & Videographer

Photographer
& Videographer

Angie C. Johnson

Office & Circulation Manager

Office & Circulation
Manager
Bookkeeper