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Appointments:

  • Board of Director, Investigative Reporters and Editors 

  • Investigative Reporters and Editors Member Services Committee Chair

  • Deputy chair, National Association of Black Journalists' Print Task Force

  • Vice president of FOIA, SPJ Detroit

  • Board member, Michigan Coalition for Open Government 

  • Board member, Detroit Young Professionals board member​​

Awards:

  • 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

“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.”

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