National Geographic: Smart Cities: Detroit, Michigan

Rolling Stone: Inside Jack White's new vinyl-pressing paradise

Detroit Free Press: Chris Cornell's final performance: Something clearly wasn’t right


Shinola: Meet the maker: Wallace Detroit Guitars


The Guardian: Drugs, sleeplessness, isolation: The downside of being a dance musician

Detroit Free Press: Detroit's skyrocketing rents threaten longtime shops

The Atlantic: Which Christians Is Trump Willing to Protect?

Detroit Free Press: These kid actors with special needs are getting standing ovations

Red Bull Music Academy: The roots of techno: Detroit’s club scene 1973–1985

Rolling Stone: Jack White celebrates hometown legacy at phone-free Detroit tour opener


The Guardian: The electric guitar: 10 things you didn't know about the musical instrument

Detroit Free Press: Happy 20th birthday, Harry Potter; here's to the boy who took us to Hogwarts


Red Bull Music Academy: A spin on frequency: a history of dance music radio in Detroit

Detroit Free Press: Running helped Bloomfield Hills widow overcome her deep grief

Hour Detroit: Socialization therapies at Michigan hospitals help address kids' emotional needs

The Guardian: 'Beauty versus aggression': after tragedy, Deftones enter their purple phase

Detroit Free Press: Step inside the twisted world of Detroit's Theatre Bizarre

USA TODAY: ClassPass founder on success: “You can’t accomplish anything without a team”

Red Bull Music Academy: Before Motown: A history of jazz and blues in Detroit

The Guardian: How music is being used to treat autism

The Guardian: Jeff Mills: 'These visions aren’t supposed to come from black guys from Detroit'


SEEN Magazine: Celebrities to companies want Matthew Richmond’s paper dresses


Rolling Stone: Guns N' Roses thrill in Detroit with electric reunion tour opener


Red Bull Music Academy: Theater of the mind: the legacy of the Electrifying Mojo


Rolling Stone: Moby on new memoir, the decade in NYC that changed his life


The Guardian: Korn: 'We totally destroyed what people thought metal should be'


Ashley Zlatopolsky is a Detroit-based storyteller, journalist, strategist and creator.

With more than 40 cover stories published worldwide, her work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Billboard, the Detroit Free Press, National Geographic, CNN Headline News, USA TODAY, Hour Detroit, the Guardian, Detroit Jewish News, MTV, The Washington Post, VICE, The Atlantic, DJ Mag, Exclaim! Canada, Thrillist, Salon and SPIN.


Her portfolio also includes film and radio production, directing interactive content experiences and custom editorial content created in partnership with Little Caesars Arena, Shinola, Bloc Music Festival, Movement Electronic Music Festival, Red Bull, Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau and the City of Detroit.

Ashley is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University, where she presented a six-month study on the psychology behind Detroit's portrayal in the media, examining how local and national media influence have shaped worldwide perceptions of the city.

Her resume is available upon request.


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