People

  • DIGITAL JOURNALIST - BLOGGER

    Paulette is a blogger for Michigan Radio's State of Opportunity project, which looks at kids from low-income families and what it takes to get them ahead. She previously interned as a reporter in the Michigan Radio newsroom.

    Before...

  • Operations Manager

    Peggy J. Watson began her career at Michigan Radio in 1983 as a Production Assistant after graduating from Western Michigan University. At that time, Michigan Radio was primarily a classical music station. In addition to classical music, the...

  • Weekend Host / Reporter

    Rebecca Kruth is the host of Weekend Edition and a reporter at Michigan Radio. She first came to the station in 2014 and worked on Morning Edition. After earning degrees in English and American Studies from Michigan State University, Rebecca...

  • Reporter/Producer - The Environment Report

    Rebecca has a natural science degree from the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources & Environment, where she had close encounters with escaped boars and poison sumac. Before getting into radio, Rebecca snapped photos of...

  • 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...

  • Systems Administrator

    Rusty Brach is the systems administrator for Michigan Radio which is a fancy name for an all-purpose computer and networking guy.  Since 2005, he has provided computer support for staff members, maintained and expanded the local network,...

  • Stateside Online News Intern

    Ryan is an online news intern for Stateside. An Ypsilanti native, Ryan received a Music Production/Engineering certificate from Washtenaw Community College and is currently studying at Eastern Michigan University, pursuing degrees in...

  • Sarah Cwiek - Detroit Reporter/Producer

    Sarah Cwiek joined Michigan Radio in October, 2009. As our Detroit reporter, she is helping us expand our coverage of the economy, politics, and culture in and around the city of Detroit. Before her arrival at Michigan Radio, Sarah worked at...

  • Senior Editor

    Sarah Hulett became Michigan Radio's Senior Editor in August 2011. For five years she was the station's Detroit reporter, and contributed to several reporting projects that won state and national awards.

    Sarah considers Detroit to be a...

  • Mid Michigan Reporter/Producer

    Steve Carmody has been a reporter for Michigan Radio since 2005. Steve previously worked at public radio and television stations in Florida, Oklahoma and Kentucky, and also has extensive experience in commercial broadcasting. During his two and...

  • Marketing Director

    Steve has been Marketing Director at Michigan Radio since 2005. His job involves coordinating the station’s marketing, communication and public relations efforts, special events, and community & media partnerships.

    Steve has worked...

  • Director of Michigan Public Media

    Steve Schram is Executive Director and General Manager of Michigan Public Media, overseeing Michigan Radio-WUOM, the NPR news and information public radio station at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

    He joined the station in 2006....

  • Auto Reporter/Producer

    Tracy Samilton covers the auto industry, business, and the business response to climate change for Michigan Radio.   She began her career at Michigan Radio as an intern, where she was promptly "bitten by the radio bug," and never recovered. ...

  • News Director

    Vincent Duffy has been news director at Michigan Radio since May 2007. In his years  leading the Michigan Radio news room, the news team has won scores of national, regional and state awards including Murrow Awards,  Sigma Delta Chi awards and...

  • Reporter/Producer

    Zak Rosen is a multimedia producer. His radio features have been heard on NPR, APM, PRI, the BBC, Deutsche Welle and Radio Helsinki. He was a staff producer on NPR/PRX's State of the Re:Union. Prior to that, he was a founding producer...

  • Interim Program Director; Co-host, It's Just Politics

    Zoe Clark is Michigan Radio's Interim Program Director. In that role, Clark oversees all programming on the state's largest public radio station - including the station's award-winning newsroom, commentary, and daily news...

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