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Jiquanda Johnson
Flint Beat‘s founder and publisher, Jiquanda Johnson is a Flint-area native with more than 16 years of experience in journalism including print, television and digital media. She has worked for The Detroit News, NBC25, Fox and MLive Media Group/The Flint Journal, where she covered the city of Flint. As a reporter covering Flint for MLive, Jiquanda discovered that the community needed a news publication focused only on Flint, Mich. Flint Beat was launched on March 13, 2017 to fill that need.
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Flint Water Crisis prompts ‘Flint Kids Are’ campaign

FLINT, MI – Flint kids are talented. Flint kids are dreamers. Flint kids are strong. Flint kids are healthy. A new campaign is making sure Flint children—and the rest of the world—see their full potential. The “Flint Kids Are” communications campaign is specifically designed to help Flint’s youngest navigate through the many messages about the […]

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver fights recall efforts to remove her from office

FLINT, MI – Flint Mayor Karen Weaver is appealing recall language to remove her from office. According to documents filed by Weaver’s attorney Kendall Williams on March 17, 2017 with the Genesee County Clerk’s office Weaver is looking to appeal recall language approved on March 8, 2017 by the Genesee County Election Commission. Under Michigan […]