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. 


Paul Kiefer

Paul Kiefer is living his dream as a local reporter who occasionally moonlights as a historian. On weekends, he dreams about grits and stone fruits.


Leo Brine

Leo Brine is a born and raised Olympian who studies journalism at Hofstra University on Long Island. He covers the Washingston state legislature with a focus on tax and housing legislation.


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.