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 in Detroit’s MorningSide neighborhood. You can find her wherever the best conversations or freshest ideas are happening.

Contributions from Imani Mixon

  • 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 …
  • Residents take the mic in new MorningSide podcast
    There are a few basic steps journalists take when reporting. Pick a newsworthy topic. Track down the facts. And then talk to people out in the community what they think about it. But what if you flipp …
  • Step up to the mic with MorningSide 48224
    This year, Michigan Radio is trying something new. Instead of sending a reporter in to tell stories about MorningSide, we’re inviting the MorningSide community to tell their own stories. From family h …