Yue Stella Yu (pronounced Yu-eh Stella Yu) is a state politics reporter at Bridge Michigan. She covers ballot proposals and campaign finance at Bridge for the 2022 election cycle while also producing projects on social movements and cultural issues. Before joining Bridge, Stella covered state politics for The Nashville Tennessean for a year. She had also covered politics in Mississippi, Washington, D.C., Utah and Missouri. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 2019 with a master's degree in investigative journalism. Stella is interested in exploring policy impact on Michiganders, with a specific interest in housing, unemployment, incarceration and child care.