Justine Barron writes for film, TV, podcasts, stage, and print and online media. Her work has appeared in The Miami Herald, Rolling Stone, Baltimore Beat, Baltimore Fishbowl, Baltimore Brew, The Higgs Weldon, Jewish Journal, Devastator Quarterly, Slack Lust Magazine, Undisclosed Podcast, WLRN-NPR and on stages across the country. She has written and produced live shows at the Hollywood Improv, iO West Theater, and the Miami Cinematheque. Justine has won the Moth storytelling competition four times.
Justine Barron has provided writing and consulting services for dozens of political and social organizations. Here's an interview in Roll Call Magazine about writing speeches for politicians. She has held leadership and consulting roles with the Cesar Chavez Foundation, Safe Horizon, Miami Children's Museum, Columbia University, Marijuana Policy Project, Anti-Defamation League, and others. She has also taught writing to students at the University of Miami and City College of New York.
In 2016, Justine Barron pursued her longtime interest in crime and justice by investigating and writing about the death of Freddie Gray while in Baltimore police custody for the Undisclosed Podcast. She continues to dive deep into Baltimore policing, government, and media.
Justine Barron has a hard time talking about herself directly.