Journalist in Michigan

1511799_10202033444258166_1484992039680254289_oI’m Lizzy Alfs, a business reporter for The Ann Arbor News. I cover the region’s evolving real estate and development sectors, including the housing market, tax foreclosures, commercial real estate, restaurants and retail.

I also deliver breaking news reports, columns and enterprise coverage for the website and print edition.

I graduated from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor with a B.A. in English in 2011. During college, I was a news reporter for The Michigan Daily and an intern-turned-freelance writer for My work has also appeared in Xylem Literary Magazine and The Ann Magazine.

I am a passionate writer who loves to share stories. I am intensively trained in digital media, and I enjoy using innovative reporting skills at an online-focused publication.

This website is my professional portfolio, containing my resume and some of my published work. Please look around and feel free to contact me. Thank you for visiting.


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