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National Monitor prides itself in producing great editorial content for our diverse readership from a wide range of conflicting opinions. Regardless of your political orientation, you’ll find something to agree with, or disagree with, on our pages. Founded in 2012, National Monitor operates out of Oakton, Virginia. To contact our staff, please see below:

Paul KilmartinPaul Kilmartin (Editor-in-Chief) is a former Silicon Valley Technology executive and Washington, DC area entrepreneur, and has been a professional trainer, speaker, writer, and musician. He holds degrees in Economics, Political Science, and Information Systems, and has additional training in Law, History, and Nutrition. Contact Paul  | All Posts

Jerry NewberryJerry Newberry (Guest Editor) is a recently retired data analyst who gets a kick out of reading and writing the news. He enjoys good music, great food, and sports, with a slant towards Southern college football, basketball and professional baseball. Contact Jerry  |  All Posts

 

Michael Patrick LewisMichael Patrick Lewis (Contributor) is a teacher and a Kindle best-selling author. He lives on Planet Earth, usually, with his family, which includes 1.8 children and the greatest wife in the world, in a house with a white picket fence. He’s a perfectly normal person; you have no reason to suspect a thing. Contact Michael  | All Posts

Stewart LawrenceStewart Lawrence (Contributor) is a trained sociologist and political scientist and works as a research consultant to various Washington, DC-based agencies. He has a special interest in U.S. presidential politics, immigration and Latino affairs, as well as gender and lifestyle issues. His opinion columns have appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Huffington Post, and Politico. Contact Stewart  | All Posts

Dr. Adia WinfreyDr. Adia Winfrey (Contributor) is an author and clinical psychologist recognized globally for her pioneering work in the area of Hip Hop psychology. She is the creator of Healing Young People thru Empowerment (H.Y.P.E.), a group therapy curriculum that uses Hip Hop culture and rap lyrics to inspire at-risk youth. She has been featured on NPR, the Tom Joyner Morning Show, and in JET Magazine. Learn more about Dr. Winfrey and H.Y.P.E. at www.letsgethype.com. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @drdia. Contact Dr. Winfrey  | All Posts

Chris WalkerChris Walker (Contributor) has been tackling political topics for over ten years, writing in various publications on a variety of subjects from a leftist point of view. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Chris has been featured on Elite Daily, AMERICAblog, the Capital Times in Madison, and has managed his own site Political Heat since 2009. Contact Chris  | All Posts