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A prolific journalist, Christina has written for nearly two dozen publications since 2011. Here's a glimpse at her portfolio. 

The Washington Post 
Freelance Writer (July 2019 - Present)

How to store your bike when space is tight

How to celebrate Valentine's day at home with your kids

Create a more calming home with a DIY meditation space

Changing Spaces: How designers of color are combating inequity in an overwhelmingly White industry

How to host company comfortably — even if you don’t have a guest room

Tips for choosing nursery furniture that will grow with your child

12 simple decluttering and cleaning resolutions that anybody can keep

How to clean your bathroom in 10 minutes, 30 minutes or an hour

‘The Black Church’ explores the ‘most important institution’ in African American history

Think Meditation could help cope with microaggressions? There's an app for that.

Why do so few public housing projects receive historic landmark status?

These researchers study terrorists. Sometimes, they also stumble across scoops.

How a West Virginia group helped make video games accessible to the disabled.

Washington Post

Washington City Paper

Freelance Writer & Editor; Columnist (March 2018-Present)

American Institute of Architects / Architect Magazine
Freelance Writer (September 2020 - Present)

Derrick Bailey, AIA, wants architects to focus on end users' well-being

Planning for the future with Managed Retreat


Grunley's Constance Lai, FAIA, on making preservation more inclusive

Katherine Williams on creating welcoming spaces for Black women in architecture

Leaving a Footprint: Young architects should be responsible stewards as well as innovators.

How Filipino architect Charles C. Almonte's identity informs his work

The Biden Plan to Jump-Start Affordable Housing

Podcast host Nakita Reed, AIA, is breaking down silos

McAfees exemplify two generations of architectural excellence

Architect Magazine

Washington City Paper 

Freelance Writer & Editor; Columnist (March 2018- February 2020)

How do we love D.C.?

An Oral History of Gentrification in Shaw and U Street (Washington City Paper)

The Reality of Being a Black Journalist Covering Local D.C. News

An American University (Washington City Paper)

Home Rulers: D.C. Natives Speak on Their City (Washington City Paper)

Roasted: Bourbon Coffee Brings a Taste of Rwanda to D.C.

Andy Shallal on How His Anacostia Busboys and Poets Will Engage Its Neighbors

Roasted: McPherson Square Newcomer Due Coffee

Roasted: H Street NE's The Wydown

Roasted: Georgetown's Corridor Coffee

Roasted: Tryst in Adams Morgan

City Paper

Greater Greater Washington
Contributing Editor (March 2020- Present);
Urbanist Journalism Fellow (September 2018 - January 2019) 

Lessons from an unlikely community organizer in River Terrace

How 1920s-era zoning laws separated people from what they love about cities

A map of more than two dozen kid-friendly places in the Washington region

A mapping project shows how racial discrimination in housing persists in DC

Homes in black neighborhoods are vastly undervalued, costing black homeowners billions


Washingtonian Magazine

Freelance Writer (February 2018 - Present)

Why This DC Artificial Intelligence Company Is Worth More Than $1 Billion (Washingtonian Magazine)

Coworking Space for Black Creatives

When Local Kids Couldn’t Afford To See Black Panther, This New Co-Working Community Stepped In. (Washingtonian Magazine)


Commercial Observer

Washington Correspondent (March 2018-October 2019)

DC-Based Coworking Company Cove Launches New Office Concept for Businesses

The Real Estate Struggle Is Real for DC Charter Schools (Commercial Observer)

Rethinking GSA Properties

Female DC Developers Talk Neighborhoods to Watch

DC’s Buzziest Gallery Is in This Broker’s Backyard

The Future of Health Care Construction Must Be Collaborative: CO Panelists

On Your Mark: DC Legend Mark Ein on Buzzard Point, Navy Yard and Building Kastles (Commercial Observer)

Interior Designer Kia Weatherspoon Strives for ‘Design Equity’ in DC (Commercial Observer)

Jamestown’s Michael Phillips Is Hungry for Northern Va. Offices and DC Apartments

Ernest Chrappah Takes Reins at DCRA at a Tumultuous Time

Talking Public Squares: Q&A With Fivesquares’ Andrew Altman

Wendy White, of Goulston & Storrs’ Real Estate Group, on the Three E’s

Craig Deitelzweig of Marx Realty Talks DC Design, Amenities and Tech

DC Millennial Marcus Goodwin Looks to Bring Real Estate Expertise to City Council

Talking to Jake Fingert, Manager of Camber Creek’s 20 Different Startups

Apps for Offices: Q&A with Charm City’s Tina Urquhart

Straight Talk: Q&A With Wingate Hughes Architects’ Gavin Daniels

Commercial Observer


Freelance writer (January 2018-March 2018)

Can Dockless Bikeshare Pump Up Cylcing's Diversity? (CityLab)

Can 'Bike Libraries' Fix Chicago's Cycling Equity Gap? (CityLab)



Staff writer (November 2015-November 2017)

Justice Department Will Not Charge Baltimore Police Officers In Death Of Freddie Gray

Residents Will Walk Two Miles With Groceries To Show East Of The River Food Desert

12 Ways To Spend A Rainy Day In D.C.

Report: How D.C. Can Help Its Black Population Stay In The City

Photos: Grocery Walk Brings Out Hundreds Of People In Ward 8

Photos: Femme Fatale DC Brings 60 Women-Owned Businesses Under One Roof

Photos: KaBOOM!’s 3,000th Playground Opens In Congress Heights

Two D.C. Publicists Launch District MotherHUED, A New Group For Millennial Moms Of Color

Black Yogis Are Offering Alternatives To D.C.’s Largely White Yoga Community

WaPo Falls ‘Woefully Short’ In Depicting This Ward 7 Community, Neighbors Say

Is Deanwood Really The Next Brookland?

Some Meal Delivery Companies Stop Short Of D.C. Residents Who Need Them Most

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