Doug Tribou joined the Michigan Radio staff as the host of Morning Edition in June 2016. Doug first moved to Michigan in 2015 when he was awarded a Knight-Wallace journalism fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
From 2006 until August 2015, Doug worked at NPR member station WBUR in Boston. During that time, he spent seven years as a reporter and producer for Only A Game, NPR’s weekly sports show. From 2006 to 2008, he was a news anchor at WBUR.
Doug’s reporting has appeared on All Things Considered, Marketplace, and Weekend Edition. He has also made numerous appearances on NPR’s Here and Now.
Doug also has extensive experience in commercial radio. He served as program director at ESPN Radio Boston (WAMG/WLLH) from 2005 to 2006, and as program and news director for stations owned by Saga Communications in Portland, Maine.
Doug has a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University. In 2013, he earned a master’s degree in advertising from Boston University.
Doug lives with his wife and two daughters in Ann Arbor. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring Michigan with his family, basketball, running, golf, books about history, and detective novels.
Contributions from Doug Tribou
- Free Press Columnist Nancy Kaffer suggests overhaul of Wayne County tax foreclosure auctions
The city of Detroit runs an annual property tax-exemption program for its lowest-income homeowners. The deadline is Monday, but many qualified residents don't know about it or struggle with their …
- Columnist Nancy Kaffer on Dan Gilbert's plan to change auto insurance
A lot of people have tried – and failed – to make significant changes to Michigan’s auto insurance system. Michigan drivers pay some of the highest premiums in country. Enter Detroit businessman Dan G …
- Election analysis: Schuette's message fails to connect, Stabenow's Senate win unimpressive
The midterm election is over. In Michigan, it was a big night for Democrats in two of the top races in the state. Zach Gorchow is the editor of Gongwer News Service. He spoke with Morning Edition host …
- Meet 2018 Michigan Supreme Court candidate Justice Kurtis Wilder
On Election Day, Michigan voters will select two state Supreme Court justices. Their choices could shift the political balance on the court, which is currently five to two in favor of Republican-backe …
- Meet 2018 Michigan Supreme Court candidate Megan Cavanagh
The political makeup of the Michigan Supreme Court could change significantly on Election Day. Two seats are open and two current justices, both nomiated by the Republican Party, are running. Republic …