Imani Mixon | Podcast Trainer / Producer

Imani Mixon is a Detroit-based writer. After graduating from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, she returned to her hometown of Detroit to document its history and resurgence, with a particular focus on neighborhood change.

Last year, she wrote weekly articles about Detroit’s North End neighborhood as an On The Ground project editor with Model D Media. Imani will continue to explore the city’s rich neighborhood stories through a year long position as a podcast producer/trainer in Detroit’s MorningSide neighborhood. You can find her wherever the best conversations or freshest ideas are happening.

Contributions from Imani Mixon

  • Live from MorningSide: 5 storytelling tips from the community
    Traditional media outlets have enhanced their community presence, oftentimes these communities have established networks of communication, engagement, and in some cases, content production. Take Morni …
  • Mr. Earl's neighborhood
    Long before the city of Detroit rebranded itself, a tight-knit neighborhood on the far east side decided to make a name for itself. The community formerly known as NEAR (Neighborhood East Area Residen …
  • MorningSide 48224, part 2. Slide, Ride or Die
    In this episode, we meet the founder of the Detroit Artists’ Test Lab, the head of an African American podcast network called Audiowave, neighborhood activists young and old, a closet poet, and the wo …
  • Our Balfour story: Three generations, one block
    Over three generations, grandmother Patricia Robinson, mother Tamiko Clark, and daughter DaTrice Clark have lived on the same street in MorningSide. Their family story doubles as a history lesson in t …
  • Listen to stories from MorningSide 48224
    Welcome to MorningSide 48224 , a community podcast. We’re loaning out audio equipment so MorningSide residents can record themselves and conduct interviews to tell their own stories through sound. Lis …