Lauren Talley is Michigan Radio’s Morning Edition producer. She produces and edits studio interviews and feature stories, and helps manage the “Mornings in Michigan” series. Lauren also serves as the lead substitute host for Morning Edition.
Lauren returned to Michigan Radio in March 2017 nearly a decade after her first internship as a newsroom intern. From 2011 to 2017, Lauren worked at a PBS member station in Washington, D.C. She was a producer for the public television program Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, a weekly show about world religion.
Lauren graduated from Michigan State University with degrees in Journalism and Spanish.
An Ann Arbor native, Lauren is happy to be back in the city where she was raised. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time in nature, sewing, cooking, and playing with her cat Dolly and her hound/lab mix, Rufus.
Contributions from Lauren Talley
- Flint city council narrowly passes city budget, avoids government shutdown
A divided Flint city council finally passed a budget for the 2022 fiscal year early Tuesday morning after more than 10 hours of debate. The 5-4 vote means the city of Flint will avoid a government shu …
- COVID-19 pushed universities and their home cities to close the communication gap
Universities and the cities they call home often have relationships that are both symbiotic and strained. Some city leaders simply feel ignored by their biggest neighbors. But the COVID-19 pandemic cr …
- Consumers Energy customers could see change in electricity bills as summer peak pricing begins
A new summer pricing program for Consumers Energy customers is now in effect. It's an attempt to shift demand for electricity at peak times. From 2 to 7 p.m. on weekdays, electricity will cost 50 …
- Albert Wheeler's push for Black equality at U of M and in Ann Arbor still echoes decades later
This story is part of a Michigan Radio series for Black History Month on Black Michiganders who made contributions to science and medicine. Albert Wheeler understood that in order to succeed in scienc …
- Sealed papers of anti-immigration activist John Tanton at the center of lawsuit against UM
Should documents donated to a public university be made public immediately? That question is at the center of a lawsuit currently before the Michigan Supreme Court.