About Us

About The ’Gander

The ’Gander is a new local news site for Michigan. The ’Gander is owned and operated by Courier Newsroom, a progressive media company owned by the non-profit ACRONYM.

Facts and first-hand sources are our north star, and we work to expose misinformation in all its forms. We believe the key to a strong democracy is an informed electorate and that the decline of local news around the country has negatively impacted civic engagement. We are investing in local journalism and storytelling that is thoughtful, informative, and relevant.

Through original reporting and human-focused storytelling, we highlight the issues and forces that shape our lives while calling attention to the impacts of policy-making and political action at the local level.

Staff

Jessica Strachan, Managing Editor

Ellen Chamberlain, Multimedia Content Producer

Katelyn Kivel, Political Reporter

About Courier Newsroom

The ’Gander is owned and operated by Courier Newsroom, a progressive media company owned by the non-profit ACRONYM and other private investors. Courier Newsroom and its affiliated sites are independent from ACRONYM. The managing editor of each site, in addition to Courier Newsroom’s editor-in-chief, has ultimate discretion and control over content published.

Current Courier Newsroom Properties