S. Mitra Kalita, founder and publisher
Mitra is a veteran journalist, media executive, prolific commentator and author of two books. 

She is also the co-founder a new media company called URL Media, a network of Black and Brown owned media organizations that share content, distribution and revenues to increase their long-term sustainability. She’s on the board of the Philadelphia Inquirer and writes a weekly column for Fortune

Mitra was most recently SVP at CNN Digital, overseeing the national news, breaking news, programming, opinion and features teams. She was previously managing editor for editorial strategy at the Los Angeles Times and the executive editor (at large) for Quartz, Atlantic Media’s global economy site, and was its founding ideas editor.

She is the author of two books related to migration and globalization, including the highly acclaimed “Suburban Sahibs,” and speaks seven languages (but only four of them half decently).

Fave NYC activity: Walk in Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge


Nitin Mukul, co-founder and creative director

Nitin is a visual designer, gallery artist, and community arts activist

Past desk-oriented posts include: PBS, Digitas, K12, Inc., Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and Sesame Workshop International.

Gallery representation and museum credits include: Aicon Gallery, ICA Philadelphia, The Guild, Nature Morte, Lincoln Center, The Rubin Museum of Art, The Queens Museum, Pioneer Works and others. See www.nitinmukul.com

Fave NYC activity: Getting lost in the Metropolitan Museum of Art or a good record store.