The Washington Informer

Now published by Denise Rolark Barnes, The Washington Informer Newspaper Co. Inc. was founded on October 16, 1964 by Dr Calvin Rolark, in order to highlight positive images of African Americans. We continue to only do positive news, as we strive to EDUCATE, EMPOWER, and INFORM. We serve metropolitan Washington DC, and are now reaching over 50,000 readers each week through our award winning newspaper print edition; a monthly average of 30,000 unique visitors through our award winning website; 7,500 weekly subscribers through our weekly email newsletter, growing numbers through our social media and potentially 300,000 viewers through our Washington Informer TV Show. We are also the proud annual sponsors of The Washington Informer Spelling Bee.