Bill Emkow is growth strategist for Bridge 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; including WXYZ-TV, the Detroit Free Press, and MLive.com. Bridge Michigan's growth has been documented by Facebook, Google (blog post, expert panel), and the Membership Puzzle Project. He 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. Bill was a participant, guest speaker and later a coach in Facebook's journalism accelerator program. You can reach him at bemkow at bridgemi dot com.