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
- Flint Community Schools switches to year-round academic calendar for 2019-2020 school year
School’s out for summer, as Alice Cooper once sang. But in Flint that summer vacation is about to get a lot shorter. The city’s public schools are switching to a balanced school calendar that will sta …
- Dalmia on Amash's political gamble, Benton Harbor schools, and state vs. local control
As West Michigan Congressman Justin Amash stands alone, some are asking if he’ll join the crowded field of presidential candidates. And in one Michigan community, a local-versus-state debate about sch …
- Kaffer: Biden's past position puts new spotlight on school busing's complex legacy
In the presidential campaign, Democrat Joe Biden’s past positions on school busing have become an issue. Growing up in Alabama, Detroit Free Press columnist Nancy Kaffer was bused as a result of a des …
- Wolverines fall short in College World Series as Vanderbilt wins NCAA baseball title
The University of Michigan baseball team finished its season just short of a national championship. In the deciding game of the College World Series final on Wednesday, Vanderbilt beat the Wolverines …
- Abortion rights opponents begin canvassing efforts to bypass governor veto
You may soon be asked to sign a petition to restrict abortion in Michigan. Updated: Wednesday June 26, 2019 at 3:08 p.m.: The clock started Wednesday for abortion rights opponents to get enough valid …