-- Investigative Reporters and Editors Board of Director

-- Investigative Reporters and Editors Member Services Committee Chair

-- SPJ Detroit vice president, FOIA
-- Michigan Coalition for Open Government board member
-- Detroit Young Professionals board member


-- 2019 First Amendment Award, Michigan Associated Press Media Editors 

-- 2019 Ida B. Wells Investigative Fellow, Type Investigations
-- 2019 Salute to Excellence Special Project- Newspaper, regional over 100,000, National Association of

  Black Journalists
-- 2018 Rising Star, News Media Alliance
-- 2017 Society of Professional Journalists-Detroit, Young Journalist of the Year

-- 2017 NABJ Salute to Excellence News, Series: Our children: Searching for Solutions
-- 2016 Fellow, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Journalist Law School



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