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Bridge Michigan
Michigan’s nonpartisan, nonprofit news source

Your source for Michigan news in 2023 and beyond

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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.