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WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University recently launched a new podcast series, ¿Qué Onda Michigan? The WKAR original is a weekly Spanish-language news podcast hosted by Bilingual Latinx Stories Reporter Michelle Jokisch Polo and WLNS-TV Reporter Araceli Crescencio. “It’s been really exciting to hear the positive feedback from community and how thankful they are… read more
Evelyn Massaro, longtime station manager and development director of WNMU-FM in Marquette has retired after a 42-year career in public media. Massaro retired June 30. “It’s never a dull moment when you work in public media and I wouldn’t have had it any other way,” Massaro said in an email to The Current confirming her… read more
Northern Michigan University’s WNMU-TV has announced that Ellen Doan has joined the station as Engagement Coordinator for the Michigan Learning Channel. The Michigan Learning Channel is a statewide public television partnership offering instructional content to support the education of students and to provide alternative resources for families and teachers. Designed to enrich school learning, the… read more
On June 24, at its 2021 Virtual Awards Ceremony, the Public Media Journalists Association (PMJA) announced the stations that will be receiving PMJA awards for work done in calendar year 2020. Four Michigan radio stations are award recipients. In Division A, WDET-FM (Detroit) won two first-place awards. First was in the Arts Feature category for… read more
WKAR-AM/FM in East Lansing has announced that Megan Schellong has been promoted as the station’s new local host for NPR’s Morning Edition. Schellong joins the station from WLNS-TV (Lansing),where she spent the last one and a half years as a digital producer. Prior to joining WLNS, Schellong worked at KPCC-FM in Southern California as a… read more
Six Southeast Michigan artists have been selected by a jury of artists and journalists to demonstrate their art, heritage and culture through an innovative program, The Artist Next Door, hosted by WDET-FM (Detroit) and made possible by a grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). The artists representing mixed media, painting,… read more
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