About Emilia Askari
Emilia Askari is a reporter at the Detroit Free Press, a statewide newspaper with a circulation of 350,000 daily. She currently covers local news, though her favorite beats are the environment and public health. For a couple of years, Askari also enjoyed helping to run the Free Press's award-winning High School Journalism Program. A graduate of Brown University and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, Askari worked at the Miami Herald and the Los Angeles Herald Examiner before moving to Michigan 20 years ago. For a decade, she has taught a class in environmental and public health journalism at the University of Michigan. Askari has been president of the Society of Environmental Journalists, a national board member of the Asian American Journalists Association and a Knight Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan. She has two children, a husband and two turtles. She likes to camp and study Spanish in Mexico.
- Occupation: journalist
- Organization: Detroit Free Press
- Location: Franklin, MI 48025 USA
- Was accepted for Feb 17-20 2009 Technology Training.
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