People

  • Associate Director of Development

    Alison is new to the station in 2014 and comes to us directly from Earlham College in Indiana where she was the Assistant Director of Annual Giving. She is an Ann Arbor native. At Earlham, she developed and coordinated many of the College's...

  • Assistant Producer

    Alli researches and coordinates stories for Stateside. She also assists with directing and audio editing and production. She holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After graduation, she interned...

  • Grants Accountant

    Andrea is the Grants Accountant at Michigan Radio, a position she has held since 2007. She is responsible for the post-award financial duties of our sponsored grants, as well as our monthly accounting. She is a long time listener to public...

  • That's What They Say

    Anne Curzan is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of English at the University of Michigan. She also holds faculty appointments in the Department of Linguistics and the School of Education.

    As an expert in the history of the...

  • Web Producer

    Anthony Brown

  • Ari Shapiro is an NPR international correspondent based in London. An award-winning journalist, his reporting covers a wide range of topics and can be heard on all of NPR's national news programs, including Morning Edition and All...

  • Barbara Bradley Hagerty is the religion correspondent for NPR, reporting on the intersection of faith and politics, law, science and culture. Her New York Times best-selling book, "Fingerprints of God: The Search for the Science of...

  • Bill Chappell is a blogger and producer who works with NPR's Morning Edition and Digital Media group. In addition to coordinating Web features, he frequently contributes to NPR's blogs, from

  • NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk.

    In this role, he covers politics and federal agencies, including transportation and homeland security.

    With more than 30 years of experience at NPR, Naylor has...

  • Underwriting Account Manager

    Carol’s passion for radio led her to a professional radio career that has spanned more than thirty years. Ten of those years were spent in Boston where she served as the National Regional Manager for the Westinghouse Radio News Stations such as...

  • Carrie Johnson is a Justice Correspondent for the Washington Desk.

    She covers a wide variety of stories about justice issues, law enforcement and legal affairs for NPR's flagship programs Morning Edition and All Things...

  • Salem Correspondent, Northwest News Network

    Chris Lehman is the Salem Correspondent for the Northwest News Network.

    He graduated from Temple University with a journalism degree in 1997. He landed his first...

  • Host - Morning Edition

    Christina holds a degree in Mass Communication Studies from the University of Michigan. As a student, she got her start in broadcasting as an intern at Michigan Radio working on The Todd Mundt Show.

    After graduation, Christina...

  • Connie Schultz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and an essayist for Parade magazine. She is the author of two books, including "...and His Lovely Wife," which chronicled the successful race of her husband, Sherrod Brown, for the U.S....

  • Corey Flintoff is NPR's international correspondent based in Moscow. His journalism career has taken him to more than 50 countries, most recently to cover the civil war in Libya, the revolution in Egypt and the war in Afghanistan.

    After...

  • Major Gifts Assistant

    Courtney assists in our Major Gifts Program for Michigan Radio. Since coming to Michigan Radio in October 2010, she has enjoyed working with some of the station’s most dedicated members. Previously, Courtney worked as the Community Outreach...

  • Host, Stateside with Cynthia Canty

    A lifelong resident of metro Detroit, Canty brings perspective to the project from 32 years of experience in Detroit radio and television. She has served as a popular radio host, television news anchor, producer, and as a general assignment,...

  • Changing Gears - Cleveland Reporter

    Dan Bobkoff has spent more than three years covering Northeast Ohio’s economy and politics for Changing Gears partner station WCPN ideastream. He has worked at public radio stations WAMC in Albany, NY, WNYC in New York City and at ABC News in...

  • Dan Charles is NPR's food and agriculture correspondent.

    Primarily responsible for covering farming and the food industry, Charles focuses on the stories of culture, business, and the science behind what arrives on your dinner plate.

  • David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.

    Having previously covered Congress over a 13-year period starting in 2001, Welna reported extensively on matters related to national security. He covered the debates on Capitol Hill...

  • As part of NPR's national security team, Dina Temple-Raston reports about counterterrorism at home and abroad for NPR News. Her reporting can be heard on NPR's newsmagazines. She joined NPR in March 2007.

    Recently, she was chosen for a...

  • Although Don Gonyea is a NPR National Political Correspondent based in Washington, D.C., he spends much of his time traveling throughout the United States covering campaigns, elections, and the political climate throughout the country. His...

  • Reporter/Producer

    Dustin Dwyer is a reporter for a new project at Michigan Radio that will look at improving economic opportunities for low-income children. Previously, he worked as an online journalist for Changing Gears, as a freelance reporter and as Michigan...

  • Eleanor Beardsley began reporting from France for NPR in June 2004, following all aspects of French society, politics, economics, culture and gastronomy.

    Beardsley has covered both 2007 and 2012 French presidential elections as well as...

  • Elise Hu is a reporter who covers the intersection of technology and culture for NPR's on-air, online and multimedia platforms. Beginning in 2015, she will be assigned to the network's new bureau in Seoul, South Korea.

    She joined NPR in...

  • Elizabeth Blair is a Senior Producer/Reporter on the Arts Desk of NPR News.

    On a daily basis, she produces, edits and reports arts and cultural segments that air on NPR News magazines including Morning Edition and All Things...

  • Ella Taylor is a freelance film critic, book reviewer and feature writer living in Los Angeles.

    Born in Israel and raised in London, Taylor taught media studies at the University of Washington in Seattle; her book Prime Time Families...

  • Grants Manager

    Ellen joined the Michigan Radio development team in 2008. Since that time, she has managed the station’s grants, ranging from special radio series and outreach events to critical equipment purchases.

    For the past six years, Ellen has...

  • Corporate Support Assistant

    Elyssa Daniel joined us in February, 2013 as our Corporate Support Assistant for Michigan Radio's Underwriting Department. She assists the Underwriting team by creating marketing materials and coordinating outreach efforts to Michigan Radio's...

  • Host/Producer/Reporter

    Emily is the producer and fill-in host for Morning Edition. She is also a reporter and producer for Stateside.

    Before working for Michigan Radio, Emily hosted and...

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