Aaron Foley

Chief Storyteller
City Of Detroit

Aaron Foley is the chief storyteller for the City of Detroit, a newly appointed position created by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. As chief storyteller, Aaron markets the city of Detroit as a place to learn and grow, manages a newly created news site, TheNeighborhoods.org, and executive produces video content for the City's cable channels -- all with the goal of sharing stories of Detroiters across the city. He has published two books: "The Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook" (August 2017) and "How to Live in Detroit Without Being a Jackass" (December 2015). Prior to joining the City of Detroit, Aaron was editor of BLAC Detroit Magazine and has freelanced for several national and local publications. He is a Detroit native and resident.

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