Jena Brooker, BridgeDetroit

Jena Brooker is the environmental reporter for BridgeDetroit. Previously, she was the first Midwest fellow at Grist, and the first intern at Planet Detroit. Her writing highlights issues affecting vulnerable communities and includes diverse voices. She writes in a variety of styles but particularly loves creating in-depth news stories that make the reader feel personally and emotionally connected to the topic. She also writes about cool nature stuff. Her professional background is varied- from racial justice work to teaching to farming. She has a Bachelor of Arts in environmental studies from the University of Michigan. More by Jena Brooker

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