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MAPB News

  • Brett Dahlberg Joins WCMU Public Radio

    WCMU Public Radio (Mt. Pleasant) has announced that Brett Dahlberg has joined the station as a general assignment reporter. He was previously the health reporter at WXXI Public Broadcasting in Rochester, N.Y., and has filed stories for National Public Radio, IEEE Spectrum, The Village Voice and other outlets. Brett earned a master’s degree in journalism… read more

  • WKAR’s Elkins Elected to America’s Public Television Stations Board

    America’s Public Television Stations announced February 16 that Susi Elkins, director of broadcasting and general manager of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University has been elected to serve as professional vice chair on the board of the nonprofit organization. The mission of APTS is to ensure a strong and financially sound public television system… read more

  • Michigan Radio Joins Solutions Journalism Partnership to Cover Local Caregivers

    Caregivers are in short supply due to a rapidly growing older population that is living longer and requiring more assistance. The caregivers who step up – both family members and those who are paid to do the job — face many physical, emotional and financial challenges that have been exacerbated by the pandemic. Michigan Radio… read more

  • Michigan Radio to host An Evening with NPR White House Correspondent Franco Ordoñez

    On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., Michigan Radio will continue the station’s Speaker Series with a virtual event featuring NPR White House Correspondent Franco Ordoñez. Franco Ordoñez is a White House Correspondent for NPR’s Washington Desk. Before he came to NPR in 2019, Ordoñez covered the White House for McClatchy. In those roles… read more

  • WDET’s Ismael Ahmed Receives globalFEST’s Pioneer Award

    WDET-FM (Detroit) program host Ismael Ahmed has been honored with globalFEST’s Pioneer Award in recognition for his work fusing the power of culture and equity at the community and national levels. globalFEST is one of the country’s preeminent organizations dedicated to promoting global and American regional musical traditions. Ahmed was one of five honorees at… read more

  • Michigan Radio Releases Strategic Plan

    In a posting on the station website, Michigan Radio released details of their strategic plan to their listeners.  The process began in the fall of 2019 to develop a new strategic plan and articulating a refreshed vision, mission and values statements for the station. This was done to help guide the organization’s forward path and… read more

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