|Founder(s)||Calvin W. Rolark|
|Publisher||Denise Rolark Barnes|
|Editor||D. Kevin McNeir|
|Photo editor||Shevry Lassiter|
|Staff writers||Angie Johnson, Mable Neville, Ron Taylor|
|Founded||October 16, 1964|
The Washington Informer is a weekly newspaper published in Washington, D.C. The Informer is female-owned and is targeted at the African-American population of the D.C. metropolitan area. The publisher is Denise Rolark Barnes, whose father, Calvin W. Rolark (1927–1994), founded the paper in 1964.
At the 2011 Second Annual Ethnic Media Awards competition, the Informer received first-place honors for feature writing and local news.