Braxton Winston, a democrat, was elected in 2017 as an at-large member and is serving his first term on council.
Winston is a stagehand and grip and a member of Charlotte’s thriving sports television and entertainment production community. He is a proud member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Union.
Winston is also an influential citizen-journalist, producing stories not covered by traditional media outlets and employing new models of citizen engagement.
Winston holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Davidson College, where he was a two-time letterman on the football team.