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Meet the Chronicle News Team

Who We Are


Yanice Y. Jackson-MBA, CSSGB


Publisher Yanice deems herself a quick study, who is a student of life. She has distinguished herself in business and community-based pursuits. Her career was founded upon a diverse formal education, coupled with hands-on experience.

Yanice obtained her Master of Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University and her Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication/Film from Eastern Michigan University. She classifies herself as an eternal student, who allows life experiences to be her teacher. Offering herself as a bridge to connect people with vital information and resources is a driving force for her. In her free time, Yanice enjoys reading, writing, traveling, and spending time with her loved ones. 


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Kristen V. Hanna 

Digital Content Manager

Kristen Freeman is a woman, a wife, a mother and a writer. She  joined The Chronicle Team as a columnist centering Black Motherhood in her column “The Mother”. With nearly a decade of experience, she now adds to the team as a digital and social media coordinator. A broadcast journalism graduate, Kristen has a passion for community events and news. She has utilized her writing and digital skills both nationally and internationally. She has experience consulting with private businesses and public organizations throughout Texas. She also aided in content creation for one of the most well-visited wellness retreat centers in North Africa Om Yoga Studio. in 2015, she worked on a production team in London, creating a community news television series entitled My Brilliant Moment sponsored by BBC. She has a passion for people and storytelling. She is so excited to serve The Chronicle’s community in Greater Lansing and beyond. Freeman said, “I am looking forward to serving my community and finding fun, creative ways to make an impact. I am honored to be a small piece of an incredible legacy here at The Chronicle.” Please feel free to reach out to her with story ideas and potential leads. 


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