Colleen Newvine has been a reporter and editor at daily, weekly and monthly publications, including the Ann Arbor News and Insider Business Journal. She covered health sciences at the University of Michigan News Service for five years. She is a freelance writer in addition to being a marketing consultant and coach. She earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from Central Michigan University, and she was inducted into the CMU Journalism Hall of Fame in 2017. She received her MBA from the University of Michigan Business School in 2005. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, John Tebeau.