Christina Sturdivant Sani
Christina Sturdivant Sani is a proud Washington, D.C. native and prolific freelance journalist. As Editorial Director and Co-founder of Bloc By Block News, she oversees the production of website, newsletter, and social media content. A former staff writer at DCist, Christina wrote more than 1,600 breaking news stories on politics, transportation, education, policing, food, and entertainment, among other topics. Many of her feature stories highlighted Black life and culture in D.C. and investigated issues related to marginalized communities east of the Anacostia River. She’s written a half dozen cover stories for Washington City Paper and has freelanced for nearly two dozen publications including The Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, Zagat, PBS, and CityLab. She studied print journalism at Hampton University. You’re likely to spot her working remotely at your favorite D.C.-area coffee shop.