Lucy Gellman, Editor
Lucy (she/her/hers) is a lapsed art historian who loves wordplay almost as much as community building. Prior to her time at The Arts
Markeshia Ricks, YAJI Program Director
Markeshia Ricks (she/her/hers) is a recovering journalist turned voice actor who dabbles in blogging, podcasting and photography. Before joining the Arts Council she wrote for the New Haven Independent, Air Force Times, the Montgomery Advertiser, the Anniston Star, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and the Tuscaloosa News. At the Arts Paper, she serves as a program assistant and co-teacher for the 2020 Youth Arts Journalism Initiative.
Jamiah Green, Reporter
A graduate of the Arts Paper's Youth Arts Journalism Program, Jamiah Green (she/her/hers) is a junior at Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School studying creative writing. A budding journalist, she also writes poetry and is a member of the youth advisory board for the local nonprofit Ignite The Voice.