Team CMD

Patricia Barden

Patricia Barden is CMD's IT Director. She graduated summa cum laude from University of Richmond's School of Continuing Studies in 2002.

Sari Williams

Sari Williams is CMD's Graphic Designer and Outreach Manager. She has bachelor's degrees in English, Graphic Design, and Elementary Education.

Mary Bottari

Mary Bottari is a reporter for the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD).

Nikolina Lazic

Nikolina Lazic is CMD's Executive Assistant. She earned her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


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Jordan Barden

Jordan Barden is CMD's Junior Webmaster. He holds a B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Arn Pearson

Arn Pearson is the Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy. He previously served as the Vice President for Policy and Litigation at Common Cause.

David Armiak

David Armiak is a researcher and writer at the Center for Media and Democracy.


Richard Eskow

Richard Eskow is a freelance writer and host of The Zero Hour, a syndicated radio news program.