Patrick Hayes is the editor of Flintside and the Editorial Director of Issue Media Group. He has worked in journalism and communications for more than 15 years and has previously written for ESPN.com, Lifehacker, Sierra Magazine, Next City, MLive, the Detroit Free Press, and other publications. He also teaches at Mott Community College. Follow him on Twitter (@patrick_hayes
) and Instagram (@patrickhayes13
). He and his two children live on Flint’s eastside.