Bill Emkow

Bill Emkow is growth strategist for Bridge and the Center for Michigan. With over two decades of digital media under his belt, Bill helped dramatically broaden the digital reach at every stop in his journalism career. Led two Michigan news sites, and The Detroit Free Press to the state's top-ranked position in Comscore. While at WXYZ-TV, turned to Facebook to engage readers and viewers, and the page quickly became Michigan’s most-engaged news source (CrowdTangle). In a year, doubled Bridge's unique visitors and email subscribers. Bill has a B.A. in journalism from Michigan State University, and is a former vice president for the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Alumnus of the Facebook Membership Accelerator, and was a featured speaker at Facebook's Audience Accelerator in Canada. You can reach Bill via email at or call him at 734-926-4282.


Watch Dem, GOP Michigan governor candidates share a stage for the first time

May 10, 2018 | Bill Emkow

Watch the fireworks when all Democratic and Republican 2018 Michigan governor race candidates gathering together for the first, and possibly only, time this election season in our exclusive video. 

How to keep seeing Bridge Michigan posts on your Facebook News Feed

February 22, 2018 | Bill Emkow

If you follow Bridge on Facebook, and want to make sure you don't miss any updates, follow these easy steps.