Outlier Media is hiring an Engagement Producer to work on a six-month contract for our small but mighty team as we grow to serve more Detroiters and reimagine local news as an essential service. We need a skilled and thoughtful engagement producer who can help us continue to produce the high-quality and innovative work Detroiters deserve.
We’re hiring an Operations Manager to work with our small, but powerful team as we expand to serve
more Detroiters and reimagine local news as an essential service. Our newsroom will grow over the
next several years and we need a skilled and thoughtful business manager who can help us manage
today and plan for the future.
Outlier Media is building a Freelance Journalist Network of reporters interested in helping Detroiters lead even more well-informed lives. We hope to establish mutually beneficial connections with freelance journalists for ourselves and our media partners enthusiastic about responding to significant information gaps in Detroit. Sign up here and share the form with freelance journalists who you believe would […]
“Erin is a journalism veteran who has not only worked in local news but studied how to make it better, more responsive, and more representative. Erin is bringing deep knowledge in editorial process design and news editing. Erin’s work will allow us to add more high-quality news products that will inform Detroiters of Outlier’s existing […]
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We believe for local news to have a future, it has to be built for people when they truly need information before it is built for people when they are just curious.
By Joey Horan and Tom Brouns, special to Outlier Media February 25, 2021 Angela Spangler expected her partner, Justin Eskildsen, to be released from Marquette Branch Prison on January 9. He had served his minimum sentence, nearly two years, and had been granted parole. But as that date crept closer, Eskildsen sensed something was off […]
By Malak Silmi January 21, 2020Since April more people have used Outlier’s text message information system to help them find food assistance more often than anything else. About 35% of our users have needed help with food since the pandemic started. Ebony Hamilton, a single mother living with her children in River Rouge, was in the same position in […]
We are working towards a better 2021 by exposing and filling the accountability gaps the pandemic has created or worsened in Detroit. The things at the top of our list of concerns are below. Help us keep an eye out. Reach out if you need us or want to talk through a tip or a […]