Robert Snell
Staff Writer
Robert Snell is an award-winning, multimedia reporter for The Detroit News covering federal courts. He was the lead reporter covering the city of Detroit's bankruptcy case and has covered U.S. District Court and federal agencies in Detroit, including the Department of Justice, FBI and DEA. He is a former General Motors beat reporter and led coverage of the automaker’s historic collapse and bankruptcy. 

The Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists named him the Journalist of the Year in 2018 and 2014.