John Bebow is president and CEO of the Center for Michigan. Prior to joining the Center in 2006, he worked for 16 years as a professional journalist, mainly as an investigative reporter for The Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, Ann Arbor News, and Traverse City Record-Eagle. He covered the 2003 invasion of Iraq for the Detroit News and Gannett newspapers. He also served as editor-in-chief of MLive.com, Michigan’s largest online news and information service. He lives in Milan with his wife, Monica, and their daughter, Delaney. He holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in English from Western Michigan University and a MBA with distinction from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. You can reach John via email a email@example.com, or call him at 734-474-0166.
August 17, 2017 | John Bebow
In-depth reporting on Pure Michigan will intensify with addition of full-time reporter.
Lawmakers want a tax cut. The governor wants billions more for schools, roads and water safety. Are we taxed too little or too much? We explain what it all means to you – in 11 bite-sized reports.
March 9, 2017 | John Bebow
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December 1, 2016 | John Bebow
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March 2, 2016 | John Bebow
Dennis Muchmore’s deep experience as the governor’s point man did not translate into solutions for Flint’s water crisis. A year in emails.
March 1, 2016 | John Bebow
Snyder administration emails on the handling of the Flint water crisis point to some big policy decisions facing the state.
February 17, 2016 | John Bebow
From the state treasurer’s office to the local water treatment plant, concerns about the Flint River went unheeded – with some of the most troubling leveled in the final days before residents began drinking the water.