Lottie Joiner is the interim editor-in-chief of The Crisis magazine and a Washington, D.C.-based freelance journalist. She covers race, social justice, civil rights and African American culture. Her work focuses on issues that impact minorities, women, marginalized and underserved communities. She has written for The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Time.com, Vox.com, The Undefeated, Essence magazine and TheAtlantic.com.
Lottie is a John Jay Criminal Justice Reporting Fellow and a 2017 Schuster Institute/Fund for Investigative Journalism Fellow. Lottie is the Washington, D.C., regional captain for Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS) and a board member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.