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Robin Lester Kenton is an urban sociologist living in New York City. Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Robin earned a B.S. in Television, Radio and Film from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and a M.A. in Sociology from the New School for Social Research.

Robin specializes in creative non-fiction narrative. She is driven by exploring how cities work, and explaining the processes to the public in innovative and unexpected ways. She brings a unique combination of communication and new media experience across public, private and non-profit sectors and draws best practices from each. She also founded Clinton Hill Blog, one of Brooklyn’s first hyperlocal blogs. Favorite projects include making potholes fun, photographing the Willis Avenue Bridge and a look at the DOT Sign Shop.

Robin resides in Brooklyn.