Digital and Audience Engagement Editor
Shiraz Ahmed is Digital and Audience Engagement Editor for 101.9 WDET, overseeing all content posted on wdet.com. Ahmed joined WDET after five years at Automotive News, a trade publication owned by Crain Communications, and GTB, an advertising agency. He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
He is also a documentary filmmaker and photographer, currently producing “Alive in Detroit,” a film and social impact project on charity and low-cost healthcare. Ahmed enjoys gardening, music, and salsa-making. His favorite salsa is a recreation of Marco’s Mexican salsa, a now-defunct chain that produced the salsa of his childhood.