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W. Kim Heron to be inducted into Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame

The former Metro Times editor will be inducted along with four other distinguished journalists during a ceremony at Michigan State University. (FULL STORY)
Metro Times  |  04-03-2013  11:58 am  |  Honors & Achievements

W. Kim Heron Leaving as Editor of Detroit's Metro Times

Heron, who was named managing editor in 1997 and editor in 2006, is stepping down to become a writer for the Kresge Foundation. (FULL STORY)
Metro Times  |  11-28-2012  11:00 am  |  Press Releases

W. Kim Heron Tapped as Metro Times Editornew

Heron (pictured) was promoted from his position as managing editor to replace Ric Bohy, who left the paper two weeks ago. "Kim has had a huge hand in keeping our editorial staff together through many changes over the past few years. He has demonstrated unwavering integrity and has a truly honest work ethic," says Publisher Lisa Rudy in the Metro Times story announcing the change. Heron has been with Metro Times for nine years; he previously worked at the Detroit Free Press from 1979 to 1995. He is also known for "The Kim Heron Program," an FM jazz show that has had a 17-year run.
Metro Times  |  03-29-2006  8:03 am  |  Industry News

Metro Times Seeks New Editor

Larry Gabriel says he left Detroit's Metro Times because he was burned out and wanted to concentrate on writing. W. Kim Heron is acting editor. Gabriel's departure leaves a gap in the thin ranks of African-American editorial staff at AAN papers. (FULL STORY)
Dann McDorman  |  09-18-2001  7:46 am  |  Industry News