Kelly Adrian Frick is the Senior Director of News at MLive Media Group, a digital and print media company with nine newsrooms across the state of Michigan. Kelly oversees nearly 60 reporters, photographers and editors who publish local and statewide news and information daily on mlive.com and in eight newspapers, including The Grand Rapids Press, The Ann Arbor News and The Flint Journal.
She started as a business reporter at The Bay City Times and worked her way through a variety of editing positions, eventually being named the first female editor- in-chief of that newspaper in 2009. When MLive Media Group formed in 2012, she became the first director of news for the company.
Kelly earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism at Michigan State University. She is passionate about developing the talents of journalists and producing investigative projects that spark positive change in the state.