Lester Graham is the host of The Environment Report, and also hosts Stateside on Fridays. He has reported on public policy, politics, and issues regarding race and gender inequity. He was previously with The Environment Report at Michigan Radio from 1998-2010.
He has been a journalist since 1985. Graham has served as a board member of the Public Radio News Directors Inc., and also served as President of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association. He is a member of the Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), Society of Professional Journalists and other professional groups.
Lester has received 15 first place national awards for journalism excellence and scores more at the national, regional, and state levels.
Contributions from Lester Graham
- Artisans of Michigan: A software engineer now engineers cabinetry
David Zaret builds cabinetry for kitchens, but he started out as a software engineer. “It got to the point where I just couldn’t stare at a screen anymore after 20 some years of doing it. And though I …
- Half of Michigan bumblebee species dropped by 50 percent or more
Bees are disappearing. You might have heard that colony collapse disorder of European honeybees can nearly wipe out a hive. But native bees are also in trouble. There are several kinds of bumblebees i …
- Great Lakes at risk during partial federal government shutdown
The partial federal government shutdown could have wide-ranging consequences for the Great Lakes. There already are some problems, but things could get worse if the shutdown drags on.
- Federal and state protections of wetlands and other water bodies could be reduced
A combination of state and federal proposals to change protections of wetlands and streams could damage waterways. The Trump administration proposes to strip some protections from wetlands and other b …
- Artisans of Michigan: Woodworking for the gaming world
Mike Cameron and Michael Konas are the co-founders and creative forces behind Dog Might Games. If you visit their woodshop, you’ll first be greeted by a dog. He’s a rescue. Dog Might Games says it doe …