Emily Small

Emily Small does accountability reporting on economic disparities and health and human services issues for Door County Knock. She had bee a freelance journalist reporting on county government and local impacts of national issues like substance use disorder and labor shortages for Door County Knock and the Washington Island Observer. She received a first-place Wisconsin Newspaper Association award for Feature Writing in 2023. Small started in journalism as a staff writer and assistant editor for the Washington Island Observer, covering local government, business, features, and writing a bi-weekly personal column. She has a bachelor's degree in English literature and gender studies from Carthage College.

Door County Knock

Door County Knock is an independent, nonprofit news organization covering Door County, Wisconsin. Knock reports stories on the issues, institutions and decision-makers that affect residents’ lives — including coverage of our county government -- as well as in-depth reporting on economic and social issues such as affordable housing, child care, mental health, addiction and development.