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
- Former MSU football players back in court for campus sexual assault case
Three former Michigan State University football players are scheduled be back in court today. Donnie Corley, Demetric Vance and Josh King facie sexual assault charges after an incident on campus that …
- Mastodon bones in West Michigan could add new piece to prehistoric puzzle
A construction crew working at a housing development site south of Grand Rapids in late August uncovered an underground surprise: the bones of a prehistoric creature that walked the earth 11,000-14,00 …
- Lansing notebook: auto insurance, veto override and recycling on legislative agenda
Michigan lawmakers are back in the capital after a two-month summer break, and they have a long list of items on their legislative to-do list. Among them are an overhaul of no-fault auto insurance, ne …
- Lessenberry on DACA, MSU lawsuit, Little Caesar's Arena, and a new invasive plant
President Donald Trump announced yesterday that he'll end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA , program in six months. Gov. Rick Snyder issued a statement opposing the move and ur …
- Michigan's college football teams set for opening weekend – game times and channels
Get out your face paint and foam fingers. It's opening weekend for college football. Michigan State is hoping to bounce back after finishing with just three wins last year. The program has been u …