Nargis Hakim Rahman is the Civic Reporter at 101.9 WDET. She works with the Documenters program to increase civic engagement. Rahman graduated from Wayne State University, where she was a part of the Journalism Institute of Media Diversity. Rahman started as an intern at WDET in 2010. She participated in the Feet in Two Worlds food journalism fellowship with WDET's Detroit Storymakers project in 2018.

Rahman is a Bangladeshi American who was raised in Metro Detroit. She is passionate about community journalism in the Greater Detroit area. She hopes to give American Muslims and minorities a voice in the press.

Dearborn inauguration ceremony highlights changing political demographics

Dearborn’s mayor Abdullah Hammoud and other elected officials were sworn in over the weekend. Hammoud made history as the city’s...

Tracked and Traced: How thousands of American Muslims ended up on the terrorist watch list

Listen and subscribe to Tracked and Traced: Apple Podcast — Spotify — NPR — Stitcher — Google Podcasts After the 9/11 terror attacks, American Muslims were subjected to...

Pandemic Reveals Issues Already Prevalent for Older Adults Such as Loneliness, Holistic Health Care

Older adults were among the most vulnerable populations during the pandemic. Besides staying safe from the coronavirus, they had to...

When COVID Cancelled Weddings, This Photographer and Videographer Pivoted to Community-Builders

When weddings were canceled during the pandemic, videographer Tufail Uddin and photographer Mohtashim Mahin of Thru the Lens Production lost...

National Writers Series: A Dialogue with Omar El Akkad, Author of “What Strange Paradise”

WDET reporter and producer Nargis Hakim Rahman recently hosted an event for the National Writers Series with journalist and author...

Hamtramck Ramps Up Efforts to Reach Bangladeshi Voters During Elections

City of Hamtramck As voters walk into the Hamtramck Community Center, Ali Newaz greets voters and directs them to one of...

Founder of Nonprofit J&E Community Relief Gives Back to the Community That Helped Her

“Communities of Hope” features Detroiters from communities of color who have been looking for ways to persevere during the pandemic. Emina Ferizovic jingles...

A Home Baker Pursued Her Dream of Opening a Cafe. Then the Pandemic Hit

Early in September, the owners of Dose of Sugar opened the new cafe and bakeshop on the corner of Conant...

Abdullah Hammoud Makes History in Dearborn Mayoral Election: “There Is a New Era in Dearborn”

Abdullah Hammoud made history Tuesday night after voters elected him Dearborn’s first Arab American and Muslim mayor. Nargis Hakim Rahman/WDET...

Policing and Flooding Among Key Issues in Dearborn Mayoral Election

Dearborn voters will elect a new mayor on Tuesday. The winner will replace Mayor Jack O'Reilly, who decided not to seek...

Rising Voices Nonprofit Works to Make Sure Asian Americans Are Seen as Political Force in Michigan

“Communities of Hope” features Detroiters from communities of color who have been looking for ways to persevere during the pandemic. Last year...

How Losing Her Job Led Bangladeshi Woman to Launch a Catering Business During the Pandemic

“Communities of Hope" features Detroiters from communities of color who have been looking for ways to persevere during the pandemic. In...