Dustin Dwyer reports enterprise and long-form stories from Michigan Radio’s West Michigan bureau. He was a fellow in the class of 2018 at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. He’s been with Michigan Radio since 2004, when he started as an intern in the newsroom. He left the station in 2010-2011 to be a stay at home dad, and returned to be part of the Changing Gears project, a collaboration between Michigan Radio, Ideastream in Cleveland and WBEZ in Chicago. From 2012 – 2017, he was part of the team for State of Opportunity, and produced several radio documentaries on kids and families in Michigan. He lives in Grand Rapids with his wife and three kids.
Contributions from Dustin Dwyer
- GM and UAW reach tentative deal that could end strike
The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a month-long strike that brought the automaker's U.S. factories to a standstill.
- Gov. Whitmer tells striking UAW members she supports them "100 percent"
Governor Gretchen Whitmer stopped by a UAW picket line at a General Motors plant near Grand Rapids Thursday evening. The governor and her team rolled up in black SUVs just before dusk. Whitmer posed f …
- Do you ever just need to smash something? Here's a place for that.
- UAW members receive strike pay as walkout stretches to third week
- Solidarity in age of tiered wages and temp workers: "Everyone has to be taken care of"
At the union hall for UAW Local 167 in Wyoming, just south of Grand Rapids, it’s nearly lunchtime for the workers walking the picket lines .