Carlton Winfrey

Carlton Winfrey

City Editor
Detroit Free Press


  • B.S., Mass Communication - Journalism 1987


  • Oversaw award-winning coverage of Detroit’s bankruptcy; oversees coverage of education and city government; coordinates Free Press high school apprenticeship program
  • Worked as a journalism consultant in Lusaka, Zambia
  • Member of National Association of Black Journalists; winner of NABJ Salute to Excellence for commentary
  • Worked as an editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Flint Journal, Baton Rouge State-Times, Montgomery Advertiser

Inducted: 2000 | School of Journalism