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Mónica Guzmán is a Seattle-based journalist who lives for good conversation sparked by challenging questions.

She’s host of the Crosscut interview series Northwest Newsmakers, senior media adviser to national depolarization organization Braver Angels, and cofounder of the award-winning Seattle newsletter The Evergrey.

Moni was a 2019 fellow at the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, where she studied social and political division, and a 2016 fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, where she studied how journalists can better meet the needs of a participatory public.

She was named one of the 50 most influential women in Seattle, served twice as a juror for the Pulitzer Prizes, and plays a barbarian named Shadrack in her besties' Dungeons & Dragons campaign.

> Here's her full résumé with all the gory details.


Moni's writing a book! I Never Thought Of It That Way: A Guide to Building Bridges in Dangerously Divided Times is due to publish with BenBella Books in February 2022.

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