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Bridge Michigan
Michigan’s nonpartisan, nonprofit news source

Our reporting doesn’t take a summer break

This week marks Bridge’s summer fundraising campaign, and this summer’s Michigan news cycle has been nonstop. You can count on us to deliver the news you need, wherever your summer travels take you. Will you pitch in to support the nonprofit news that’s there for you? First time donations are matched by the Herrick Foundation!

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Zahra Ahmad

Zahra Ahmad

Zahra is a breaking news and environment reporter for Bridge Michigan. She worked previously at MLive Media and The Flint Journal. She was a 2018 Pulliam Fellow at the Arizona Republic and a 2017 Minority Fellow at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Zahra received a bachelor’s of science degree in general biology from Central Michigan University and a master's of law degree in environment, energy, natural resource law and policy from Lewis and Clark Law School. Reach her at or on Twitter at @AhmadZahra1m.