Lindsey Smith is Michigan Radio’s Morning News Editor. She previously served as Michigan Radio’s investigative reporter and West Michigan Reporter.
Lindsey’s work has been repeatedly recognized by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and Michigan Associated Press. She co-wrote and co-hosted the 2018 Peabody award winning podcast, Believed, about how former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar got away with sexual abuse for decades.
Her 2015 documentary about the Flint water crisis, Not Safe to Drink, won the station a national Edward R. Murrow Award, an Alfred I. duPont – Columbia University Award, and a Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Award. The Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists named her “Young Journalist of the Year” in 2014 and “Journalist of the Year” in 2018.
She’s a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and Specs Howard School of Media Arts.
Contributions from Lindsey Smith
- Multiple families accused man "living single for the Lord" of child sexual assault. He's still free.
- EMU scrambled to approve $20,000 donation from Regent and his wife, who heads LARA
Late last summer, Eastern Michigan University's Athletic Director Scott Wetherbee gave a tour of the new Student-Athlete Performance Center. It’s the first major construction project for EMU’s 40 …
- Here's what Michigan Representatives are saying about the impeachment inquiry
The first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump began last week. Since no Michigan representatives sit on the House Intelligence Committee, which held the hearings, …
- Conditions at cemetery in Flint suburb a “total atrocity” to surviving family members
Easter Smith stops by Lovedale Memorial Cemetery at least twice a month. She lays flowers on Mother’s Day; at Christmas she wraps and leaves small boxes to look like presents. “This is my brother,” Sm …
- Eastern Michigan opens new athletic facility, still looking for $6 million to pay for it
This week Eastern Michigan University opened a brand new training facility for its 436 student athletes.