Kevon Paynter is an entrepreneur and journalist living in Maryland. He’s the founder of Bloc By Block News Maryland, a media cooperative uplifting local news and neighborhood voices.
Kevon’s published articles for Yes! Magazine and the Solution Journalism Network, and attracted readers to stories that highlighted everyday people who became resilient and organized in the face of societal problems.
He graduated from Howard University with a degree in Communications & Culture and studied for his Master’s degree in journalism at Georgetown University. You can find him playing pick-up basketball outside or connect with him on Twitter @kevonpaynter.