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Amanda Lewan

Detroit area, MI
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  writing and publishing, writing, arts, michigan business, food in michigan, tech startups, branding, startups, michigan, tech, social media, small business, content marketing

Writer + Entrepreneur + Building inclusive community @bamboodetroit. Writing in @belt_magazine, @entrepreneur, @thenation.

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Editor of, a site for Michigan business, startups, and digital news. I am a blogger, social media marketer, and creative writer.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

The Royal Oak Daily Tribute, editorial internship

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

It's letting the individual report in real-time events and happenings. It breaks the news first.


National Student Essay Contest

2010 - Creative Nonfiction, Literary Journalism
I received first place in the Nation's student essay contest.