An award-winning travel writer based in Holland, Amy has traveled the globe searching out great stories. She has contributed to numerous popular travel guides, and she is the author of two travel books about Detroit, the most recent being “Easy Detroit Outdoors.” Amy is the past president of the Midwest Travel Journalists Association. Find her at amyeckert.com.
A commercial and editorial photographer who specializes in creating environmental portraits and architectural images, David grew up in metro Detroit. For the past 11 years, he has created images for clients such as The New York Times Magazine, The Smithsonian, University of Michigan and Shinola. Find him at davelewinski.com.
A Traverse City-based freelance writer, Greg enjoys writing about Michigan’s growing wine, beer and spirits industries. A former arts and entertainment editor for the Detroit News, Greg’s stories have been published in newspapers around the country and magazines like Backpacker and BBC Travel. Find him on Twitter @gtasker_dn.
A Detroit-based writer and regular contributor to national and regional publications, Jeanine’s weekly Homestyle column appears in The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press. Though not a Michigan native, she and her family (her husband, their daughter and whenever possible, the dog) like to visit a variety of places in Michigan.
Before returning to journalism, Dawn spent more than two decades scripting award-winning ad campaigns for clients like KitchenAid, Ensure, School Zone and Rubbermaid. She has a passion for meeting creative people and uncovering what makes them tick. Dawn lives in St. Joseph with her family in a house overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan.
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