Lisa is President of the Board of the Center for Media and Democracy and President of True North Research. She is a well-known researcher, writer, and public speaker. Her research and analysis have been cited by every major paper in the country and featured in critically acclaimed books and documentaries, including Ava Du Vernay’s award-winning film, “The 13th,” Bill Moyers’s “United States of ALEC,” and Showtime’s “Years of Living Dangerously.”
David Armiak is research director with the Center for Media and Democracy. David joined CMD in 2015, has conducted extensive investigations on dark money, corporate corruption, and right-wing networks, and is responsible for filing and analyzing hundreds of public records requests every year. David has a strong research interest in social movements and political power, and has delivered many talks on the subject. He has a Bachelor's degree in philosophy and anthropology from Boston University and a Master's degree in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Don Wiener is a contributor to the Center for Media and Democracy. Don has 40 years experience working as a policy analyst, researcher, media strategist, and coalition coordinator for dozens of community, public interest, labor, and environmental groups. He has a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Juliana Broad is a writer and researcher. She has worked as a labor organizer and strategic researcher with unions in a variety of sectors, including higher education, healthcare, and property services. At the University of Cambridge, she earned a master’s degree in the history and philosophy of science as a Gates Scholar. Her scholarship has been published in the peer-reviewed journals History of the Human Sciences, Medical History, and History of Science.
Karen Kimball is the Strategic Outreach Director for the Center for Media and Democracy. For the past twenty years, Karen was the Associate Director of the Schumann Media Center, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to produce, fund, and support media activities that advance the public understanding of the critical issues of democracy. She also worked directly with Bill Moyers in support of his work in Broadcast Journalism. Born in Phoenix Arizona, Karen graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business and Advertising earned a Master’s in Art History at Columbia University. She now resides in NY in the Hudson Valley.