Bacon earned an honors degree in history (“pre-unemployment”) from the University of Michigan, and a Master’s in Education. He also was awarded a Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship in 2005-06, where he was the first recipient of the Benny Friedman Fellowship for Sports Journalism. Continue reading “John U. Bacon | Essay/Analysis: Sports Commentator”
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 at NPR in Washington, D.C. Snowboarding is her favorite thing to do outside in Michigan. Continue reading “Alli Billings | Assistant Producer”
Mike Blank is a producer and editor for Stateside. Inspired by a story on a bag of Uncle Ray’s potato chips, Blank created the satire segment “A Minute with Mike” which can be heard on Stateside. Continue reading “Mike Blank | Producer”
Anthony Brown is Web Producer at Michigan Radio. His duties at the station include website production as-well as on air and streaming production. Anthony has worked at Michigan Radio since 2014. Continue reading “Anthony Brown | Web Producer”
As a senior producer/reporter from 2010 to 2016 he helped move the station toward publishing more online-first stories. Continue reading “Mark Brush | Digital Media Director”
Cynthia Canty has been the host of Stateside since the weekday show began in 2012. A lifelong resident of metro Detroit, she brings perspective to the show from almost 40 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, medical, and consumer reporter. Continue reading “Cynthia Canty | Host, Stateside”
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. Continue reading “Steve Carmody | Mid Michigan 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 WDET-FM as a reporter and producer. Continue reading “Sarah Cwiek | Detroit 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 Radio’s West Michigan Reporter.
Lester Graham splits his time between hosting Stateside (Fridays) and reporting for the Detroit Journalism Cooperative (DJC). He was formerly the Senior Editor of The Environment Report, the environmental news service based at Michigan Radio, starting with the service in 1998. Continue reading “Lester Graham | Reporter/Host of Stateside”