Who we are

Photo by:  Jordan Stovka

Ava / Founder, editor-in-chief

A recent graduate from the University of Maryland with a degree in Psychology, Ava has worked in music and media for the past three years. She served as the Promotions Director for WMUC Radio, and has worked in music publicity with various indie labels and PR firms. She is a contributor for Hooligan Magazine and Crafted Sounds, a dedicated cat mom, and also makes music under the “band name” Pen Palindrome. Oh, and she is the president of the Official Michelle Kim Fan Club.


Teresa / co-editor, contributor

Multi-platform journalism student, Teresa Johnson attends the University of Maryland, College Park. She interned at PBS NewsHour in the Spring and has worked in various on-campus positions which include the video editor for the University Libraries, Music Director at WMUC Radio Station, and has written for the on-campus newspaper, the Diamondback. In her free time she loves playing with her cats, going to the thrift store, and going to concerts with friends.

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Niab / Event planner, contributor

A recent transfer to Georgia, Niab Montgomery is a multi-media creative with a history of organizing benefit shows in and around DC. Afflicted by chronic illness, Niab spends her days being passionate about disability awareness, astrology as entertainment, and the intersectionality of life. When not busy pretending to like kombucha, she also works as a stylist and model.