Publisher, Editor

Erica C. Barnett

Erica C. Barnett is a longtime journalist covering local news and politics, co-founder of PubliCola, and author of Quitter: A Memoir of Drinking, Relapse, and Recovery.


Andrew Engelson

Andrew Engelson is an journalist and editor based in Seattle. His work has appeared in Crosscut, The Urbanist, the Stranger, the Seattle Times, Investigate West, and many other publications.

Ryan Packer

Ryan Packer has been covering transportation and land use issues at The Urbanist since 2015, and their writing has also appeared in the Seattle Bike Blog and BikePortland.


Josh Feit

Josh Feit, a veteran Seattle reporter, co-founded PubliCola in 2009. In addition to writing PubliCola’s urbanist column, Maybe Metropolis, he is the speechwriter for Sound Transit.