About Us

Michigan Radio is the public radio station licensed to the Regents of the University of Michigan and airs news and information content 24 hours per day, seven days per week. The station simulcasts via three FM transmitters, WUOM 91.7 FM in southeast Michigan, WFUM 91.1 FM in Flint, and WVGR 104.1 FM in West Michigan, which collectively reach 80% of the state’s population. Michigan Radio’s reach is further extended via its website, online streaming, mobile phone apps, and social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube).

Michigan Radio has an awarding-winning team of journalists based at news bureaus in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, and Grand Rapids. In addition to carrying a full range of programming from NPR, American Public Media, and the BBC, the station also produces local features and programs, including Stateside, The Environment Report, It’s Just Politics, commentary by Jack Lessenberry, hourly newscasts, feature reports, and in-depth, special news series and documentaries.

To produce and distribute trusted content to inform, educate, entertain, and engage people who care about the state of Michigan and the world around them.

The University of Michigan was one of the first educational institutions to apply for an FM broadcast license, signing on to the air for the first time in July 1948. More on the station’s history can be found here.

Michigan Radio is consistently recognized for its journalism work with local, regional, and national awards. A complete, updated list of awards can be found here.

Public Documents
Michigan Radio makes a series of documents accessible to the public as part of its responsibility to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Federal Communications Commission. Documents available for public review can be found here.

Privacy and Terms of use
Michigan Radio does its very best to protect the privacy of its website users. More information about information gathering and dissemination practices for all websites owned or operated by Michigan Radio can be found here.

Job Postings
Interested in working with us? Find current job postings here.

Contact us
Phone: 734-764-9210
Fax: 734-647-3488
Email: michigan.radio@umich.edu
Mailing Address:
Michigan Radio
535 W William St, Suite 110
Ann Arbor, MI 48103