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Award-winning journalist and public speaker



Behind the Words

Kat Stafford is an award-winning journalist at the Detroit Free Press. Stafford, a Detroit native, has received several awards for her work. She was named a 2019 Ida B. Wells Investigative Fellow and she received the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2017 Young Journalist of the Year Award from the organization's Detroit Chapter. Stafford was also a 2016 Fellow of the Loyola Law School, Los Angeles’ prestigious Journalist Law School. Stafford is the vice president of the SPJ Detroit chapter and is a board member of Eastern Michigan University’s student newspaper, The Eastern Echo. Stafford has also made several television appearances and has hosted and moderated several events.


“I have a front row seat to history every day. I love what I do and I feel so fortunate to live my dream daily.”




Detroit, MI, USA