People

  • Marc Hirsh lives in the Boston area, where he indulges in the magic trinity of improv comedy, competitive adult four square and music journalism. He has won trophies for one of these, but refuses to say which.

    He writes for the

  • Marilyn Geewax is a senior editor, assigning and editing business radio stories. She also serves as the national economics correspondent for the NPR web site, and regularly discusses economic issues on NPR's mid-day show Here & Now...

  • 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...

  • Mark Memmott is NPR's supervising senior editor for Standards & Practices. In that role, he's a resource for NPR's journalists – helping them raise the right questions as they do their work and uphold the organization's standards.

    As...

  • Martin Kaste is a correspondent on NPR's National desk. He covers law enforcement and privacy, as well as news from the Pacific Northwest.

    In addition to general assignment reporting in the U.S., Kaste has contributed to NPR News...

  • 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...

  • Michele Norris is one of the most respected voices in American journalism. As NPR host and special correspondent, Norris produces in-depth profiles, interviews and series, and guest hosts NPR News programs.

    Norris also leads the "

  • News and Production Staff

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

    *Updates coming soon!

  • Host - Middays

    Mike Perini is Michigan Radio's midday host. He started at the station in 1996 as a temporary, fill-in announcer and was made the full-time midday host in 2002. Mike likes to spend his vacations visiting some of the offbeat places in America's...

  • Mike Shuster is an award-winning diplomatic correspondent and roving foreign correspondent for NPR News. He is based at NPR West, in Culver City, CA. When not traveling outside the U.S., Shuster covers issues of nuclear non-proliferation and...

  • Nell Greenfieldboyce is a NPR science correspondent.

    With reporting focused on general science, NASA, and the intersection between technology and society, Greenfieldboyce has been on the science desk's technology beat since she joined...

  • News Director, WNMU

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

  • Noah Adams, long-time co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, brings more than three decades of radio experience to his current job as a contributing correspondent for NPR's National Desk., focusing on the low-wage workforce, farm...

  • Guy Raz is the weekend host of NPR News' signature afternoon newsmagazine All Things Considered. Raz was named host of the program in July 2009, after serving as an NPR foreign and domestic correspondent for nearly a decade.

  • Stories from National Public Radio

  • Oliver Wang is a music writer, scholar, and DJ based in California. Since 1994, he's written on popular music, culture, race, and America for outlets such as NPR, Vibe, Wax Poetics, Scratch, The Village Voice...

  • Award-winning journalist Patti Neighmond is NPR's health policy correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition.

    Based in Los Angeles,...

  • Underwriting Account Manager

    Paula Zmudczynski

    Underwriting Account Manager

    Paula Zmudczynski works in the corporate underwriting department at Michigan Radio, and meets with businesses and organizations about becoming...

  • 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...

  • Peter Payette is the News Director at Interlochen Public Radio, the broadcast service owned and operated by the Interlochen Center for the Arts. He manages the news department, has hosted its weekly program <...

  • 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...

  • Award-winning journalist Richard Harris has reported on a wide range of topics in science, medicine and the environment since he joined NPR in 1986. In early 2014, his focus shifted from an emphasis on climate change and the environment to...

  • 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...

  • Weekend Edition host

    Rina Miller got her start in radio on accident when she was sent to WCAR in Detroit as a temp employee. Since then, she has gained many years of experience in print and broadcast journalism, including work as a producer and program host at...

  • Rob Stein is a correspondent and senior editor on NPR's science desk.

    An award-winning science journalist with more than 25 years of experience, Stein mostly covers health and medicine. He tends to focus on stories that illustrate the...

  • Robin Hilton is the producer and co-host for the popular NPR Music show All Songs Considered.

    In addition to his work on All Songs, Hilton curates NPR Music's

  • 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,...

  • 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

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