Writer for daily newspaper: Detroit Free Press @Freep. Reports on religion, equality, poverty. For tips, story ideas, DM or nwarikoo@freepress.com, 313-223-4792

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Biography

Religion Reporter at the Detroit Free Press since 2007.
B.A., Columbia College, Columbia University
M.S., Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University

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Dec 02, 2016

RT @nwarikoo: Report: Michigan had the highest number of bias crimes in the Midwest post-election, the 6th highest in all of U.S. https://t.co/z7O75LJRBq

Dec 02, 2016

RT @nwarikoo: At least 12 hate crimes against African-Americans in Michigan post-election, many by suspects mentioning Trump:…

Dec 02, 2016

RT @CBSNews: "Companies are not going to leave the United States anymore without consequences -- not gonna happen," Trump says…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

A reporter for the daily newspaper at my college, the Columbia Daily Spectator.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2015 - Localization of National Story
First-Place Excellent in Journalism Award from SPJ-Detroit for stories about how the rise of ISIS affected metro Detroiters.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2014 - Best Profile
First Place SPJ-Detroit for a profile of the first American to die in Syria's civil war. Judges’ comments: "What an interesting topic. And such a challenging reporting job, given the circumstances of Mansfield's death. I'm sure many reporters in Detroit wish they'd written this piece. Nice detail throughout. Great sources, some of whom surely weren't eager to talk. Some of the father's quotes stuck with me long after I'd finished reading."