Kirstin L. Cheers is a native Memphian and multi-hyphenate creative. A self-proclaimed “jade of all trades,” Kirstin holds a degree in journalism with a minor in African American studies from the University of Memphis. She’s currently completing her Master of Arts degree in Communication Studies with an emphasis in media and cultural studies at the University of Memphis.
Before working in communications, Kirstin started her career in politics in college, interning for both the TN General Assembly in Nashville, TN, and The United States Congress via The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in Washington, D.C. As a writer and photographer, she has bylines in REVOLT, The Root, The Huffington Post, MLK50, The Commercial Appeal, and The New Tri-State Defender. In her free time, Kirstin enjoys spending time with her dog-daughter, Peaches, a foster she adopted during the pandemic. She also enjoys powerlifting and road-tripping with friends to explore new brunch spots.