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Briana Rice

Criminal justice reporter

Briana Rice is Michigan Public's criminal justice reporter. She's focused on what Detroiters need to feel safe and whether they're getting it.

She was named 2022's Young Journalist of the Year by the Detroit Society of Professional Journalists. She's also been selected for fellowships with the National Press Foundation and the Association of Independents in Radio.

Briana was previously a breaking news reporter at the Cincinnati Enquirer. Before that, she worked at WXIX in Cincinnati as a digital producer and assignment editor. She studied journalism and digital media at the University of Cincinnati.

When she’s not working, Briana enjoys cooking, reading, and writing poems, essays and short stories. She lives in Detroit with her cat, Tatiana, and her dog, Bertie.

You can reach her at ricebri@umich.edu or @BriRiceWrites on Twitter.