Julia Pistell, co-host, lives in Hartford’s Sheldon/Charter Oak neighborhood, near the former Colt Factory. She’s the founder of an improv comedy company, Sea Tea Improv, and hosts the podcast Literary Disco. She’s also an essayist.
Jamil Ragland, co-host, lives in Hartford’s Northeast neighborhood with his son. He works at Hartford Healthcare, and he’s a graduate of Trinity College. He’s written about race, community, and the future of Hartford.
J Holt, producer, lives in Hartford’s Frog Hollow neighborhood.
Shana Sureck, principal photographer, is a photojournalist based in Hartford.
Catie Talarski, WNPR executive producer
Heather Brandon, WNPR digital editor
Elizabeth Messina, CPBN director of digital/interactive
Rob Gabaree, CPBN lead web developer
Ryan Caron King, WNPR digital reporter
John Dankosky, CPBN VP of News
Dean Miller, CPBN Senior Vice President of Content
Stephanie Schenkel, CPBN Grants Manager
Interactive web development assistance by former WNPR digital intern Charlie Smart. Additional photos provided by Bill Morgan Media, Riverfront Recapture, The Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library, and the Connecticut Historical Society. Special thanks also to Suzi Craig.