Kristie May


Kristie May is Managing Editor of NowKalamazoo – deciding which stories to cover while guiding the organization’s editorial expansion. Most recently, Kristie was an executive producer at WWMT for nearly two years after being promoted from news producer. She departed in January 2022, leaving her mark by establishing the community series, “Black Voices,” which grew viewership among the most loyal demographic. Prior to working in Kalamazoo, Kristie worked as a senior producer at KTVL in Medford, Oregon leading the news team through record fire seasons. She is a graduate of University of Miami’s School of Communication and is happy to now call Kalamazoo home!


Demargeo White and Sydeny Davis hold an oversized $5,000 check.

The entrepreneur support network returns with the first of its new monthly pitch competitions and a series of programs to invigorate local business growth.

A plate of egusi stew and fufu

Isa Clark spent many hours in the kitchen growing up in the Niger Delta region, helping feed an extended family and a steady stream of visitors. Now it’s the Kalamazoo community’s time to feast.

Two people stand in the snow in the middle of a homeless encampment.

NowKalamazoo’s Kristie May helped conduct a nighttime count of anyone sleeping outdoors within Kalamazoo County. Here’s what she learned.