Kaitlyn Buss

Kaitlyn Buss

Kaitlyn Buss is editorial page writer for The Detroit News. Prior to joining the News, she lived in Washington, D.C., where she worked in public relations, opinion writing, and ran communications for an association of state legislators. She's a native of Metro Detroit. Follow her @KaitlynBuss.

Equipping mid-level talent to lead through a model grown in Detroit

Guest post by Graig Donnelly Detroit is building a national model for cultivating the next generation of urban and regional leaders. It’s called the Detroit Revitalization Fellows program and, to date, it has produced 48 ambitious doers who are stimulating progress in our civic, community and economic development landscape. Who are the Detroit Revitalization Fellows … Continue Reading →

Detroit-made Shinola

Detroiters hold a unique pride in the recently surging popularity of Shinola, and they should. The Detroit-based company has grown exponentially in the past three years, and is now expanding to cities like London, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. It’s an exciting thing for someone from the area to watch develop. When I got … Continue Reading →

Election Eve

Tomorrow is Election Day. For Michigan, many important races will be decided, including the state’s next governor. Detroit city clerk Janice Winfrey wrote a great op-ed in The News on how local business and civic leaders can encourage residents in Detroit to get out and vote. If you need more information on where and how to … Continue Reading →

As others see us, 10.15

Most talk about Detroit in national publications lately has been following the ins and outs of the bankruptcy trial. While the trial is important, we thought we’d throw up a few hits related to Detroit’s culture. The New York Times has been documenting Detroit’s food renaissance for the past year or more. It continues with … Continue Reading →

Jack Dorsey on Detroit, increasing startup access to capital

Detroit certainly faces challenges unique among big cities in the U.S., and even different from other industrial Midwest cities. But the increasing number of entrepreneurs seeking capital to grow their businesses – and having trouble doing so – is not unique to just Detroit, says Jack Dorsey, founder and CEO of Square Capital (and founder/chairman … Continue Reading →