Christina Sturdivant Sani
Freelance writer and editor. Proud Washington, D.C. native.
Podcast junkie. Coffee shop connoisseur. Mental health advocate.
A prolific print journalist, Christina has written for nearly two dozen publications including The Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, Washington City Paper, Bloomberg's CityLab, PBS, Zagat, Architect Magazine, Rails to Trails Magazine, and DCist.
She's covered a multitude of topics including:
art & culture
commercial real estate
food & drinks
mental health & wellness
A collection of Christina's most recent and notable articles.
Wildsam D.C. Field Guide
Founded in 2012, Wildsam is an American travel brand built upon telling true stories of place. They seek out the real and rooted things, what’s truly authentic, and share the pathways to deep connections and wonders in the world, for travelers and locals alike.
As a lead contributor to Wildsam's 2021 Washington, D.C. Field Guide, Christina interviewed with influential Washingtonians including writer Jason Reynolds and chef Erik Bruner-Yang and wrote recommendations for:
Food & drink
Funded by Humanities DC, Christina curated the Black.Native.Creative. Humanitini at The REACH at The Kennedy Center in November 2019.
The movement-building conversation featured a panel of Black D.C. natives, including:
Aiyi'nah Ford, an award-winning playwright and Executive Director of The Future Foundation,
Dwayne Lawson-Brown, the CEO of Crochet Kingpin and co-host of the city's longest-running open mic and poetry series Spit Dat
Matthew Green, the Lead Captain and Co-Founder of District Running Collective.
Check out the video for highlights!
Mi Casa, Inc.
Mi Casa is a nonprofit affordable housing developer committed to providing quality affordable housing to low and moderate households in the Washington DC area.
Editorial Director & Co-founder
Bloc By Block News
Bloc by Block News is a media cooperative and civic engagement organization helping people tap into what matters most locally.
Start.Coop's competitive incubator program works to cultivate the next generation of cooperative businesses at scale.
From podcasts to local radio and TV programs, Christina has made several media appearances discussing her work. She's also served as a moderator, host, and panelist at various events and a guest speaker at schools across the D.C. metro area. She is currently accepting requests for speaking engagements.