C. Zawadi Morris


C. Zawadi Morris is an award-winning journalist and a Chicago native who moved to Brooklyn in 1997. Ms. Morris holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (and a minor in Spanish) from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. She has worked as the communications director for Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez (NY-12), a senior account executive for Shandwick Public Affairs and Cohn & Wolf Public Relations, and Bed-Stuy Patch. In December 2013, under The Original Media Group, Ms. Morris launched The Brooklyn Reader, an online news source covering the neighborhoods of Central Brooklyn.

Anna Bradley-Smith


Anna Bradley-Smith is a journalist with a deep appreciation for and commitment to community news and social justice. Anna lives and works from the Bushwick/Bed-Stuy border and loves exploring the borough on her bike. Anna has reported internationally and has bylines in NBC, VICE, Slate and others, but is most proud of the work she does for her Brooklyn community spotlighting all the ways we’re the best city in the world.

Sarah Quigley


Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Sarah Quigley has been living (and loving life) in Brooklyn since 2016. Web developer by day, artist and writer by night, Sarah is excited to be using her coding skills to keep the BK Reader website in top shape: beautiful and bringing local news to Brooklyn.