Author: Cheyna Roth

A former prosecuting attorney, Cheyna Roth became a journalist in 2016.

She spent several years as a state government and political reporter for the Michigan Public Radio Network. During her time at MPRN, she was a guest on popular shows such as 1A, Here and Now, and All Things Considered. She also had multiple features air on national broadcast.

In 2019, Cheyna switched to print and was an investigative journalist for the Grand Rapids Press.

Now, she is a podcast producer for Slate.

In between all of this, Cheyna co-hosts the weekly series and podcast, MichMash.

Her work has been featured in Broadly, Bustle and on NPR. She's also an adjunct professor at Aquinas College.

Her first book, Cold Cases: A True Crime Collection, was released in the summer of 2020.

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Reactions to Michigan’s new district lines are all over the map

Michigan’s redistricting commission has approved new legislative and congressional district maps. But that’s just the beginning of a new chapter of court battles and political maneuvering. As part of the weekly series MichMash, Slate’s Cheyna Roth and WDET’s Jake Neher talk about what happens next. Subscribe to MichMash on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, NPR One or wherever you get your podcasts. It..

The Biggest Political Blunders of 2021 in Michigan

It’s a wrap on 2021, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still look back at some of the highs and lows of last year. As part of the weekly series MichMash, WDET’s Jake Neher and Slate’s Cheyna Roth focus on the blunders of 2021 with Gongwer Michigan's Jordyn Hermani. Hermani, Gongwer's state House reporter, took on an interesting..

Michigan Reaching Breakthrough Moment for Access to Justice, Says Chief Justice McCormack

Michigan may be reaching a breakthrough moment when it comes to access to justice. That’s according to Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack. She tells MichMash hosts Cheyna Roth and Jake Neher that the pandemic has played a big role in getting Michigan's justice system to a better, fairer place. Subscribe to MichMash on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, NPR One or..