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Miesha Headen


Miesha Wilson Headen is the recipient of Best Minority Issues Reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists, a BINC Bookseller Activist Award, and a CLE AKR Informed Communities Award from the Cleveland Foundation. She is the former mayor of Richmond Heights, Ohio, where she lives with her husband and two sons. She graduated from Columbia University and Ursuline College.

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Journalist Expertise: Headen specializes in covering the Cleveland area and issues affecting women, such as this piece on infant mortality rates.

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