About Model D

The Model D team:

David Sands, interim managing editor
David is a veteran journalist who's worked with publications like The Huffington Post Detroit and Mode Shift. He's contributed to Model D since 2014 and became managing editor in March 2019. He lives and works in Detroit. Follow him on Twitter @dsandsdetroit. Contact him here with editorial questions.
Mike Galbraith, news editor
If the name sounds familiar you might recognize it from his byline in our sister Urban Innovation Exchange publication. Galbraith has also contributed stories to the University Research Corridor, Workforce Intelligence Network, and Mode Shift. He's a 2005 graduate of Central Michigan University, where he received a BS in English (concentrating on creative writing and fiction). Galbraith is also a singer-songwriter who has performed in area coffee houses, pubs and music venues, including the Lager House and the Old Miami. If you have a development news tip for Galbraith, drop him a line here.
Nick Hagen, managing photographer
Nick is a Detroit-based portrait and documentary photographer interested in showcasing the world in the most objective and truthful way possible. His work has been commissioned both nationally and internationally. His professional and personal photography can be viewed here. Follow him on Instagram @nickhagenphoto for pictures of funny signs.

Contact us
If you're a freelance writer or photographer with a story suggestion, please contact the managing editor, Aaron Mondry, here
If you would like to sponsor Model D, please contact Alissa Shelton at alissa@issuemediagroup.com
If you have feedback, please contact feedback@modeldmedia.com
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Model D is published by Detroit-based Issue Media Group. Co-Founders: Brian J. Boyle and Paul Schutt.
In October 2011, Model D celebrated 300 issues. Thanks to Tom Hendrickson for this video that was shown at our event, The Next Big Thing. While we're at it, let's look at some more video capturing the energy of the celebration itself.
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