Team CMD

Patricia Barden

Patricia Barden is CMD's IT Director. She graduated summa cum laude from University of Richmond's School of Continuing Studies in 2002.

Sari Williams

Sari Williams is CMD's Graphic Designer and Outreach Manager. She has bachelor's degrees in English, Graphic Design, and Elementary Education.

Lisa Graves

Lisa Graves is the Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy, a national watchdog group.

Mary Bottari

Mary Bottari is the Deputy Director of the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD).

Nikolina Lazic

Nikolina Lazic is CMD's Executive Assistant. She earned her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


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Rebekah Wilce

Rebekah Wilce is a contributor to the Center for Media and Democracy.

Jordan Barden

Jordan Barden is CMD's Junior Webmaster. He holds a B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Arn Pearson

Arn Pearson is CMD's General Counsel and Policy Advisor. He previously served as the Vice President for Policy and Litigation at Common Cause.