Lucas Smolcic Larson

Lucas Smolcic Larson |

Lucas Smolcic Larson is a local government reporter for MLive and The Ann Arbor News. He covers Washtenaw County government, the Ypsilanti area and other municipalities across the county, as well as growth and development in the area. His work has been honored by press associations in Rhode Island, South Carolina and Michigan. Lucas previously worked for two years as an investigative projects reporter at the Hilton Head Island Packet, where his stories documented how powerful South Carolina lawmakers funneled taxpayer money to causes tied to their relatives and revealed how drunk drivers routinely escape conviction in the Palmetto State. He holds a degree in anthropology and Portuguese and Brazilian studies from Brown University and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. Lucas can be reached at or 734-412-5038.