Sarafina Wright is a staff writer at the Washington Informer where she covers an array of topics including business, community events, education, health and politics. Sarafina Wright is a staff writer at the Washington Informer where she covers an array of topics including business, community events, education, health and politics. She recently took over as the editor of the WI Bridge, following the example of the former editor, Sam P.K. Collins. She says she plans on leading a staff who, under her guidance, will make the millennial publication the go-to news and lifestyle guide for young Black professionals living and working in the Greater Washington Area.
“I am thrilled, grateful and blessed to have this opportunity,” she said. “My goal is to make the WI Bridge a consistent source for lifestyle features and breaking news for young Blacks living and working in the D.C. metropolitan area. We look forward to having our own website in the coming months so we can provide the platform for which most millennials look.
Prior to joining The Washington Informer, where she first displayed her writing skills as an intern, Sarafina worked as a freelance writer with bylines in publications that include: Uptown Magazine, Howard Magazine, District Chronicles, Huffington Post, PBS and CBS Radio.
A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, she attended Howard University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. In addition to her professional journalism career, she is also the curator of a lifestyle blog, www.sarafinasaid.com.