Serena is an award-winning freelance journalist and editor. Her reporting in Detroit includes the city’s historic bankruptcy, food and drink, immigration policy, the automotive industry and the Flint water crisis. Her work has appeared in Reuters, NPR, Lucky Peach, Detroit Metro Times, Extra Crispy (a Time publication). She's a previous staff writer for The Detroit News, Chicago Tribune and The Orange County Register. She's an Equitable Cities reporting fellow for Nextcity.org, where she covers income inequality and its effect on communities of color in and out of Detroit. Serena is a 2014 Ford Fellow at the International Center for Journalists. In her downtime, you can find her dining on the newest dishes in restaurant kitchens city-wide.