THE WORK OF KYLA BAZZY

Official Journalist Portfolio

Kyla Bazzy is an April 2020 graduate of the University of Michigan- Dearborn where she studied journalism and communications. She freelances for the Dearborn Press & Guide.

During her time at UM-Dearborn, she worked her way up from staff writer to Editor-in-Chief of the school's paper, the Michigan Journal, in less than one year. 

Kyla also completed internships at ColorBlind Magazine and Garden City Hospital's Marketing & PR department. She won Intern of the Year in April 2019 for her work at Garden City Hospital.

Kyla is currently looking for immediate, full-time employment in marketing/PR, news, editing, or broadcast.

View her resume and social media above, or her work samples and contact information below for more accomplishments and information.

 

PORTFOLIO OF WORK

Below you'll find my work from my journalism career as an undergrad, published through various sources. Updated weekly.
Oldest work is listed first. Articles profiling me can be found on my resume above.

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QUINN XCII- FROM MICHIGAN WITH LOVE

March 2019

Coverage of Detroit's own Quinn XCII and his Detroit, MI concert.
(The Michigan Journal)

BIG SEAN OPENS UP ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH ON HIS BIRTHDAY

April 2019

Coverage of Big Sean's social media posts and music regarding his mental health.
(The Michigan Journal)

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ARTIST ATTENTION: MICHIGAN LEFT

April 2019

Coverage of the Metro Detroit band Michigan Left.
(The Michigan Journal)

MO POP FESTIVAL RETURNS TO DETROIT

July 2019

Coverage of the 2019 Mo Pop Festival in Detroit, MI.
(The Michigan Journal)

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DETROIT CELEBRATES 40TH ANNUAL HOMECOMING FESTIVAL

August 2019

Coverage of annual Homecoming Festival in Dearborn, MI - 2019.
(The Michigan Journal)

CHRISTIAN FRENCH'S FIRST HEADLINING TOUR- AND SHOW

September 2019

Coverage of Christian French's first show of his first headlining tour.
(The Michigan Journal)

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LIONS AND GIANTS AND REFS- OH MY!

October 2019

Pregame coverage of the Lions vs Giants NFL matchup (Oct. 27).
(The Michigan Journal)

ASTROS VS NATIONALS: IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THIS

October 2019

Pregame coverage of the Astros vs Nationals MLB World Series game (Oct. 30).
(The Michigan Journal)

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MEET THE FORBES UM-DEARBORN SCHOLARS

November 2019

Coverage of the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit, MI (2019).
(The Michigan Journal)

ALBION STUDENT DIES AFTER STEPPING IN FRONT OF TRAIN

November 2019

Coverage of the death of an Albion, MI college student.
(The Michigan Journal)

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FORMER UM-DEARBORN SOFTBALL PLAYER FOUND DEAD

November 2019

Coverage of the death of a former UM-Dearborn student.
(The Michigan Journal)

INSTAGRAM TO REMOVE ABILITY TO SEE OTHER PEOPLE'S 'LIKES'

November 2019

Coverage of a change to the social media platform Instagram.
(The Michigan Journal)

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APPLE BANS VAPING APPS

November 2019

Coverage of changes to the Apple App Store.
(The Michigan Journal)

HEAVY RAIN CAUSES FLOODING, ROAD CLOSURES IN METRO DETROIT

  

January 2020

Report on flooding in Metro Detroit.
(The Michigan Journal

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STUDENT GOVERNMENT VICE PRESIDENT AMANDA SALEH RESIGNS DUE TO INTRA-ORGANIZATION TENSION & CULTURE

January 2020

Report on UM-Dearborn's former Student Government Vice President and her sudden resignation.
(The Michigan Journal)

MICHIGAN JOURNAL FRONT PAGE - JAN. 14, 2020

January 14, 2020

Front page layout and design of the cover of the Michigan Journal by Kyla.

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MICHIGAN JOURNAL FRONT PAGE - JAN. 28. 2020

January 28, 2020

Front page layout and design of the cover of the Michigan Journal by Kyla.

MICHIGAN JOURNAL FRONT PAGE - FEB. 4, 2020

February 4, 2020

Front page layout and design of the cover of the Michigan Journal by Kyla.

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DEARBORN PUBLIC SCHOOLS HOLDS MLK DAY OF SERVICE

January 2020

Coverage and photos of a local MLK Day of Service held by Dearborn Public Schools. 
(Dearborn Press & Guide)

DEARBORN PUBLIC SCHOOLS OFFICIALS PONDER WAYS TO ADDRESS TEACHER SHORTAGE

January 2020

Coverage and photos of a Dearborn Public Schools board meeting.
(Dearborn Press & Guide)

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PISTONS SRD PODCAST

November 2019

I had the opportunity to be a guest host on the Sports Radio Detroit podcast.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT SIGNS RESOLUTION ‘TO SUPPORT DISABLED, MULTICULTURAL, AND LGBTQ+ STUDENTS’ THAT ‘WASN’T TRANSLATED WELL’

February 2020

Coverage of a UM-Dearborn Student Government resolution that 'wasn't translated well' and needed revision.
(The Michigan Journal)

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MICHIGAN JOURNAL FRONT PAGE - FEB. 11, 2020

February 11, 2020

Front page layout and design of the cover of the Michigan Journal by Kyla.

MICHIGAN JOURNAL FRONT PAGE - FEB. 18, 2020

February 18, 2020

Front page layout and design of the cover of the Michigan Journal by Kyla.

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PERSON WITH MACHETE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AT UM-DEARBORN

February 2020

Coverage of a mentally ill individual with a machete taken into custody at UM-Dearborn.
(The Michigan Journal)

NEW BRIDGE PROGRAM STUDENTS HONORED AT D7 BOARD MEETING

February 2020

Coverage of a local school board meeting.
(Dearborn Press & Guide)

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 LECTURER SUMMER PAY CUTS PLANNED, CANCELLED TWO DAYS BEFORE BARGAINING (FOR NOW)

February 2020

Coverage of UM-Dearborn potential lecturer pay cuts.

(The Michigan Journal)

A 'THANK YOU' BEFORE I GO

April 2020

Final goodbye piece to bid farewell to UM-Dearborn and the Michigan Journal. 
(The Michigan Journal)

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CONTACT

Thank you for reviewing my Official Journalist Portfolio.
Check out my social media below.
Please get in touch to find out more about me and my work.

(313) 820-3162

 

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