Editor-In-Chief, StreetsblogNYC and StreetsblogUSA
Gersh Kuntzman joined Streetsblog as editor in chief in July, 2018 after stints at both New York City tabloids (Post, 1993-2000 and 2004-2007; Daily News, 2012-2017) and a long tenure as editor of The Brooklyn Paper (2007-2012). He is a veteran journalist and longtime bike commuter from his home in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn. He has been hit by a driver on Smith Street, doored on Flushing Avenue and wiped out on the really shiny, slippery paint on the Manhattan end of the Manhattan Bridge. He is a relentless voice for road safety. You can always reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Born and raised in Washington, D.C. and Maryland, David fell in love with journalism as a kid accompanying his reporter dad on stories while school was out. A reporter at Streetsblog from 2015 to 2019, David returned as Streetsblog Deputy Editor in 2023 after a three-year stint at the New York Post. A graduate of Montgomery Blair High School and the University of Maryland, he lives in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. You can reach him at email@example.com.
Senior reporter, StreetsblogNYC
Dave is a reporter from Long Beach, a barrier island off of the coast of Long Island that you can bike to from the city. It’s a real nice ride. He’s previously been the editor of Brokelyn, a reporter at Gothamist, a freelance reporter and delivered freshly baked bread by bike. Dave is on Twitter as @davecolon. And his email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Investigative Reporter, StreetsblogNYC
Jesse Coburn joined Streetsblog in May 2021 after covering transportation and other topics for Newsday for five years. Before that he was an editor at the architecture and urbanism magazine ARCH+. He’s also written for the New York Times, the Baltimore Sun, Harper’s, Cabinet and other publications. Jesse is is on Twitter at @jesse_coburn. His email address is email@example.com.
Julianne Cuba joined Streetsblog in February, 2019, after three years covering local news and politics at The Brooklyn Paper. There, she also covered the notoriously reckless private carting industry and hit-and-runs. A 2015 graduate of Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism Master’s Program, she now lives in Brooklyn. Julianne is on Twitter at @julcuba. And her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kevin Duggan joined Streetsblog in October, 2022, after covering transportation for amNY. Duggan has been covering New York since about 2017 after getting his masters in journalism from Dublin City University in Ireland. After some freelancing, he landed a job with Vince DiMiceli’s Brooklyn Paper, where he covered southern Brooklyn neighborhoods and, later, Brownstone Brooklyn. He’s on Twitter at @kduggan16. And his email address is email@example.com.
Board of Directors
Mark Gorton, Chairman
Raul Larios, Treasurer
Christine Berthet, Clinton Hell’s Kitchen Coalition for Pedestrian Safety
Sebastian Delmont, String Messenger
Joseph Lipman, Hospital for Special Surgery
Note: Gabe Klein was on the Streetsblog board until Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 when he joined the Biden administration.