Kayla Benjamin

The Washington Informer

Reporter Profile

Kayla Benjamin is a journalist at The Washington Informer, a multimedia news organization in the metro Washington, D.C. area. Prior to this, she was an assistant editor at Washingtonian magazine, and reported on the arts, travel, real estate and politics. As an intern with Current, a national trade publication covering the public media industry, Benjamin wrote a feature story about public radio stations’ climate coverage initiatives, which was included in the Pew Research Center’s newsletter on media and on Mediagazer’s Twitter. Benjamin, a graduate of American University, is passionate about solutions journalism, environmental policy and dark chocolate.

Beat: The effects of climate change in Washington, D.C.

This reporter focuses on the effects of climate change in the D.C. area and beyond, and amplifies the many ways communities of color are addressing climate change and fighting environmental challenges.