People

  • Web Producer

    Anthony Brown

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • MPRN Capitol Reporter

    Jake Neher is a state Capitol reporter for the Michigan Public Radio Network. 

    He joined MPRN in September of 2012. Before that he served as a reporter and anchor for WFUV Public Radio in the Bronx, New York, and as News Director for...

  • Host - All Things Considered

    Jennifer White is Michigan Radio's All Things Considered host. Jenn has served as Executive Producer and host of the television program, "Out of the Blue: The Michigan Difference," on the Big Ten Network.

    She was also the host of the...

  • Joe Linstroth

    Joe Linstroth is the executive producer of The Next Idea. Prior to joining the Michigan Radio team, he was the founding senior producer of Current State, a daily magazine show on WKAR in East Lansing.

    Joe’s public radio...

  • Commentator

    Keith Oppenheim is a broadcasting professor at Grand Valley State University.

  • Social Media Producer

    Kimberly is Social Media Producer for Michigan Radio. She's in charge of harmonizing members' and listeners' online and offline experience. After several years of university teaching, Kimberly returned to UM's School of Information for a master...

  • Reporter / Producer - Michigan Public Radio Network

    Laura Weber is the newest player for the MPRN team. A native of Ann Arbor, she crossed rival lines into East Lansing and did her undergraduate work at Michigan State University. She later received a M.A. in Journalism from the University of...

  • Reporter/Producer

    Mark is a senior reporter/producer at Michigan Radio where he's been working to develop the station's online news content since 2010.

    From 2000 to 2006, he worked as the technical director and senior producer for Michigan Radio's...

  • Reporter/Producer

    Mercedes Mejia produces interviews for All Things Considered, including the music segment Songs from Studio East. She also produces content for Stateside. Mercedes relocated to Michigan from New Mexico, where she earned her BA in...

  • News and Production Staff

    Michigan Radio offers internships in its newsroom and production departments. Check our employment page for current openings.

    *Updates coming soon!

  • News Director, WNMU

    Nicole Walton is the news director for public radio station WNMU in Marquette, Michigan.

  • Reporter / Producer - Michigan Public Radio Network

    Rick Pluta has been covering Michigan’s Capitol, government, and politics since 1987. His journalism background includes stints with UPI, The Elizabeth (NJ) Daily Journal, The (Pontiac, MI) Oakland Press, and WJR. He is also a lifelong public...

  • Public Insight Journalist

    Sarah is the Senior Producer/Public Insight Analyst at Michigan Radio. Her job is to encourage people to share what they know and

  • Reporter/Producer

    Shawn is a recovering academic who found journalism to be a reprieve from "knowledge for knowledge's sake." He's contributed to several Chicago-area publications in addition to producing and reporting for several public radio outlets including...

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