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Joel Kurth

Joel Kurth
Executive Editor, impact and enterprise

As Executive Editor of impact and enterprise, Joel oversees enterprise and investigative coverage as well as collaborations, impact and editorial strategy. He joined Bridge in 2017 after 17 years as an editor and investigative reporter at The Detroit News. He has worked in Michigan media for 30 years, including stints in Saginaw and the Upper Peninsula, winning more than 50 state and national awards. He lives in West Bloomfield with his wife, two children and dog, Red. You can reach him at