Capital & Main is an award-winning nonprofit publication that reports from California on the most pressing economic, environmental and social issues of our time. Winner of the 2016 Online Journalist of the Year prize from the Southern California Journalism Awards and a 2017 Best in the West award, Capital & Main has had stories co-published in more than 30 media outlets, from The Atlantic, Time, Reuters, The Guardian and Fast Company to The American Prospect, Grist, Slate and the Daily Beast. Working with top writers, editors and visual artists, we cover income inequality, climate change, the green economy, housing, health care, public education, immigration, race, and criminal justice. Capital & Main is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization.
Danny Feingold is the founder and publisher of the award-winning online news outlet Capital & Main, which reports from California on the most pressing economic, environmental and social issues shaping the state and country. Under his leadership, Capital & Main has established itself as one of the best young investigative news publications in the Western U.S. Feingold has written for the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Magazine, Salon and many other publications. He began his career with the Los Angeles-based weekly publication Village View, serving as politics and managing editor. He took a break from journalism in the late 1990s to serve as communications director of the prominent advocacy organization Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, where he oversaw national media and publicity efforts for many landmark public policy campaigns including LAANE’s living wage campaigns and its community benefits agreements, which have been replicated across the country.
Lottie Joiner is an award-winning journalist with more than two decades of experience covering issues that impact underserved and marginalized communities. During her tenure as editor-in-chief of The Crisis Magazine, the official publication of the NAACP, the quarterly journal won several national awards for its coverage of social justice issues, Black history, African American art and culture. She also hosted the weekly Facebook Live Show, Crisis Conversations, which examined the 2020 pandemic and social unrest through the lens of minority perspectives.
Lottie’s work has been published in a number of media outlets including The Washington Post, USA Today, The Daily Beast, Time.com and TheAtlantic.com. She has also written for a number of minority-focused publications including Ebony and Jet magazines, Essence, NBCBLK, The Undefeated, The Grio and TheRoot.
A graduate of Yale University’s 2016 Thread at Yale Media Storytelling program, Lottie was a 2015 Center for Health Journalism Fellow at the University of Southern California at Annenberg and in 2017 she was named a Schuster Institute/Fund for Investigative Journalism Senior Fellow. In 2019, Lottie was named a Pulitzer Center grantee and a Folio 100 Honoree, which recognizes the top innovators in publishing. Most recently Lottie was named a Maynard 200 Fellow in its 2021 Executive Leadership Program. In addition, Lottie is a board member of the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. She is also co-captain of the Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS) DC region.