New journalist interview: Erin Perry, managing editor of Outlier Media
Outlier Media is a Detroit-based service journalism organization that identifies, reports, and delivers valuable information to empower residents to hold landlords, municipal government, and elected officials accountable for longstanding problems.
They do this with text messaging, newsletters, and a section of their website
Erin talked about her origin story and career path. She shared examples of the kinds of stories that Outlier covers and explained why it’s so needed in Detroit.
She also shared her passion for journalism education and the steps needed to make journalism an appealing profession for Black and Latino students. And much more!