About

Michelle Goldchain is a Washington, D.C.-based freelance journalist, photographer, podcaster, and graphic designer. Her bylines have been seen in Washington City Paper, DCist, Curbed, Eater DC, Racked, Recode, Vox, Greater Greater Washington, DC Refined, Whurk Magazine, Tagg Magazine, among many others. 

She works as a photographer for Washington, D.C.-based On Tap Magazine.

In September 2017, she founded a bi-monthly newsletter and podcast, called Capital Women, which is focused on uplifting news and events about or led by women in the nation's capital.

She is also the co-creator of YouTube art comedy show, Artsplained. Videos range from discussing art censorship to how one artist was able to argue that even a urinal can be art

For three and a half years, she also worked as Editor of Vox Media's Curbed DC where she wrote about real estate and development in the D.C. area.

Michelle has been a guest on WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi Show, SiriusXM's Jennifer Hammond Show, and the "You, Me, Them, Everybody" podcast.

Sometimes, she tries her hand at art.