Dana Afana – Board Member
Dana Afana covers business and transportation news for MLive and The Ann Arbor News. She previously covered Detroit business and politics for MLive, tapping into the 2016 presidential election, as well as the billionaires and small business owners embodying the Motor City’s hustle. Dana also covers immigration news. She and her colleague were awarded with the Best Enterprise Reporting award in 2018 through the Michigan AP Media Editors for their immigration coverage on deportations, court backups and impacted families during immigration crackdowns. The two also received a similar award through the Michigan Press Association. She graduated with a journalism and political science degree from Eastern Michigan University. She started her career as an intern for local newsletters, WDIV Local 4 and MLive.