Serene yet strong—fearless yet flexible, Cambrey is a creative editorial and digital media strategist with expertise in innovative content creation and design. She is recognized for perceptively creating spark in brand voices, telling impactful true stories, and for pioneering new digital projects across mobile and web.
Cambrey is the founding editor of the much buzzed about "Detroit Girls About Town," an ahead of its time site which produced Detroit-focused music and lifestyle content while chronicling life in a city amidst a comeback.
She a recipient of an Anne O'Hare McCormick “Joan O'Sullivan” Scholarship Award from The Newswomen's Club of New York, an honor awarded to select incoming students of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Other honors include a Gates Millennium Scholarship Award from the Bill Gates Foundation, a Regional Writing Emmy from The National Student Television Awards for Excellence by the Foundation of the National Television Academy, and her being named a Fulbright Fellowship Alternate to Slovenia by the U.S. Department of State.
Cambrey graduated from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Magazine Journalism and Multimedia Art, and later attended graduate school at Columbia University to study Digital Media. While in school she blogged for the Detroit Free Press in the column "Cambrey on College" and also went on to study in both France and Croatia.
In 2008, Cambrey started the blog Bad Blood Cells, a platform where she candidly and humorously shared what it was like in her 10th year of remission from acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). Although the blog only lasted for the length of her 10-year-“cancerversary,” it led to her contributing chapters and passages to the book Planet Cancer: The Frequently Bizarre Yet Always Informative Experiences and Thoughts of Your Fellow Natives published by LiveSTRONG and Lyons Press in 2010.
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