Desiree Kane, Digital Content Editor / Director is a Miwok woman, multimedia journalist, and a live-media event producer. Her most work is with the Firestarter Films crew as an Investigative Journalist on the feature-length documentary Akicita: The Battle of Standing Rock, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
She’s a photo/journalist with Yes! Magazine, has produced short-form documentary for VICE News, and was a travel + tech columnist and Digital Content Editor for years at Creative Loafing Charlotte. She's served on the Charlotte Advisory Board of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and is a founder of The PPL, a hub for 1,800 media makers covering the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.