Marlene Miller, co-publisher and editor of the Voice, has lived and worked in Mount Vernon/Alexandria for over 40 years. Beginning her journalism career as a radio reporter on Capitol Hill, she soon determined that community journalism was her true love. She was an editor of the Northern Virginia Sun when it was a daily, of the Alexandria Gazette when it was a daily, of the Port Packet and later of the Alexandria Gazette Packet. She was one of the editors who first started the Mount Vernon Gazette and was sole editor of Pulse, an award-winning entertainment weekly. Founding the Mount Vernon Voice was the culmination of a long-time dream. She lives in Villamay with her husband Marshall and husky Maxx and welcomes frequent visits from her son Lee, who lives is New York City with his wife Ingrid and is Managing Director and Senior Counsel of Avascent International, and her daughter Natalie, who is Vice President of Operation Smile for South Africa and neighboring countries. Both are West Potomac graduates where they were active in student government and all kinds of sports and where their mom became a high school sports fan and active PTA member. Miller graduated from Vassar College where she was an editor of the newspaper and the yearbook and has a masters from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Steve Hunt, co-publisher, reporter and photographer for the Voice, has been covering community news as a reporter and photographer for more than 30 years, including covering the Mount Vernon and Lee Districts since 1996. Hunt is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he earned a Bachelor of General Studies Degree concentrating in English and journalism. Hunt has been a resident of the Hollin Hall neighborhood since 1992 where he resides today with his dogs, Pokey and Carlton.