Member Pat Anstett is demonstrating that "journalism is a skill for a lifetime" by returning from retirement as a medical reporter to write for national publications during this pandemic and hopefully beyond. Learn more about her recent COVID-19 reporting.
By Patricia Anstett Thousands of American girls have grown up wanting to be journalists because of Helen Thomas, a legendary dean of the White House Press Corps. Thomas, the long-time Washington, D.C. bureau chief for United Press International, a Detroiter, was a tough questioner, grilling presidents from John F. Kennedy through Barack Obama. “I
Detroit-based reporter Chastity Pratt Dawsey shared tips from Bridge Magazine’s truth squad during her AWC national webcast presentation on the role of investigative journalism in the age of “fake news.” Chastity covers Michigan’s cities and urban affairs for Bridge and is an AWC Detroit Vanguard Award winner.
Freelancer Esther Allweiss Ingber writes on many topics. But one of her favorite gigs is being a restaurant reviewer. Here’s how she got that role at the Detroit Jewish News, how she goes about the assignment and her recent favorites among the dining spots she’s visited.
AWC Detroit is pleased to see Susan Ager on the list of Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame inductees for 2018. Best known for her 25 years at the Detroit Free Press, which included 16 years as a columnist, she earlier worked for the Associated Press...