Team CMD

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.


Don Wiener

Don Wiener is a writer at the Center for Media and Democracy.

Jordan Barden

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

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.

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.


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Sari Williams

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