D. Kevin McNeir
Dominic is an award-winning journalist with more than 25 years of service for the Black Press (NNPA). Based in the Greater Washington (D.C.) Area, he currently provides investigative reports, commentaries and content writing (entertainment, politics, sports, business, faith, and health) for publications in the D.C. region and throughout the U.S. During his stellar career, he has held almost every possible position in the newsroom including beat reporter, staff/senior writer, copy editor, managing editor and senior editor for print/web media outlets that include New Jersey Urban News, The Washington Informer, The Miami Times, The Atlanta Voice, N’DIGO (Chicago), The Michigan Chronicle and The Grand Rapid Times.
In June 2023, a panel of judges chose him as a finalist for Weekly Newspaper, Commentary & Criticism, Society of Professional Journalists, Washington, D.C. Pro Chapter, for the fourth consecutive year, under his branded column, “The World According to Dominic.” He was a winner in the Commentary & Criticism category in 2022 and 2020 and a finalist for Weekly Newspaper, Sports in 2022.
A native of Detroit, a former vocalist with The Atlanta Symphony and an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church, he matriculated at the University of Michigan (Bachelor of Arts, English/Marketing); Emory University, Candler School of Theology (Master of Divinity, Magna Cum Laude); and Princeton Theological Seminary, (Master of Divinity/(Ph.D. Candidate).
BARRINGTON SALMON is a professional journalist with an extensive array of interests and global insight. Salmon, raised in London and Jamaica, has lived, worked and studied in Miami, FL, Washington DC, Addis Ababa, Ghana, and the United Kingdom. He has a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and an MA in Creative Writing and New Media from DeMontfort University in Leicester, UK. Salmon’s work has appeared in publications including USA Today, BET.com, Small Axe, The Washington Times, Black Scholar, Voice of America and The Final Call.
Sam P.K. Collins
Sam P.K. Collins is a grassroots journalist with multidisciplinary experience as a writer, editor, producer, researcher, and filmmaker. As host and founder of AllEyesOnDC, he strives to provide a holistic news analysis of the situations people of African descent face in the nation’s capital, across the country, and globally. This mission crystallized in college and during subsequent professional experiences.
Sam’s previous experience includes writing reports of President Barack Obama’s activities as a White House press pool reporter for American Urban Radio Networks and interviewing D.C. residents as a general assignment reporter at the Informer. He has also had stints at ThinkProgress, National Public Radio and NBC Universal. Sam holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication and a master’s degree in public policy from The George Washington University. There, he founded ACE Magazine, a multicultural campus publication. Sam is a native Washingtonian of Liberian descent.