Anchor, Detroit Public Television
A sought-after moderator, McDonald has led lively discussions at the Detroit Economic Club, Detroit Policy Conference, Mackinac Policy Conference, International Women’s Day events, and Business Leaders for Michigan’s CEO Summit among others. McDonald also co-moderated Gubernatorial debates in 2014 and 2018. She has appeared on WDET public radio as a guest host and panelist, as well as a featured guest on the syndicated radio show Remarkable Women and Anything is Possible. McDonald is an Emmy award-winning anchor and reporter. She reported for 10 years at WXYZ-TV and has received reporting honors from the Associated Press and Michigan Association of Broadcasters.
McDonald grew up in Troy and is a graduate of Troy High School. She is a graduate of Michigan State University’s James Madison College with a degree in Political Philosophy.