Meet our contributors

Mike Turner is a freelance writer and editor who during an award-winning journalism career worked at publications including The Flint Journal, Crain’s Detroit Business, The Bay City Times and Grand Rapids Business Journal

Anne Trelfa is a freelance writer and editor working in the greater Flint area.

Melissa Burden is an award-winning journalist with nearly 20 years of automotive, business, education and health reporting experience in major metropolitan markets. She has written for the Flint Journal, the Detroit News and, most recently, Automotive News.

Gary Piatek is an award-winning writer and editor with more than 30 years of experience. He has been a senior editor at Crain’s Detroit and news editor at the Flint Journal.

Mike Naddeo is a commercial and editorial photographer working in the greater Flint area.

Izzi Joseph is a communications manager and social media specialist at the Flint & Genesee Group. She was an associate editor for DBusiness Daily News.