Katie O'Brien Kelley is a reporter for Michigan Advance. O'Brien Kelley is a Michigan State University graduate with degrees in journalism and theatre. She was previously a reporter, editor and podcast coordinator at The State News — Michigan State's award-winning student paper. As a reporter there, she covered the university's administration, including its mishandling of reports against former doctor Larry Nassar's abuse, as well as academics and student experiences. She was also previously an intern at the Lansing City Pulse.
Michigan Gov. Whitmer joined other Democratic governors for a virtual press conference to encourage everyone in the Midwest to stay safe during the holiday season as COVID-19 cases in the region are skyrocketing. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers were part of the event. […]