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Amy Haimerl

Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  entrepreneurship, small business, social entrepreneurship
Doesn't Cover: boring things

#DetroitHustle author ( @ShadyLadiesLit founder. Freelance journo. @MSU prof. Live from Detroit. I heart pitbulls & cowboy boots

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I’m Amy Haimerl, a fifth-generation Colorado girl who is a newly minted Detroiter.

I cover small business in the country’s greatest city for innovation, entrepreneurship and community building. I am reporting on the rise of Detroit from inside the city’s bars, machine shops, tech ventures, retail...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Editor in chief, Colorado Springs Business Journal.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Bailey Weggins

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Speak truth to power; be a voice for those who need help. Be a watchdog for your community but also celebrate and cherish it