Ashley Woods Branch – Board Member
Ashley Woods Branch is the founder of Detour Detroit, a local journalism startup that spotlights neighborhood issues and curates Detroit news. As a consultant for digital newsrooms across America, she has worked with more than 100 news outlets through partnerships with the Center for Cooperative Media, the Institute for Nonprofit News and LION (Local Independent Online News) Publishers. She previously led consumer experience and digital strategy at the Detroit Free Press and was the editor of HuffPost’s Detroit bureau. She was a 2019 Marshall Memorial Fellow and a 2018 Visiting Nieman Journalism Fellow at Harvard University.