Naomi Patton covers the city of Detroit, including business, government, crime, jobs, human interest, and community events. She says her beat is “general assignment – whatever happens in Detroit.” She is NOT interested in press releases about national news unless there is a strong local connection.
Pitch her by email; she accepts high-resolution images and attachments. Follow-up calls are welcome. Her daily deadline for the paper is usually 5 p.m.
Detroit Free Press