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
- Kaffer: Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree's property purchases violate public trust
Family members of Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree bought tax-foreclosed properties at auction in the county then ran up delinquent tax bills. Those purchases violated the rules of the treasurer’s o …
- Gov. Whitmer focuses on education, LGBT rights, roads during first State of the State address
Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered her first state of the state address at the State Capitol in Lansing Tuesday. She focused on LGBT rights, infrastructure, and education. Zoe Clark is Michigan Radio …
- Kaffer: Detroit's rape statistics show change in reporting, but underlying issues remain
Violent crime in Detroit was down last year . Homicides and aggravated assaults fell by 2 percent from 2017. Robberies were down by 13 percent.
- Kaffer: When schools close for weather, working parents get a double whammy
For some families a snow day is a treat … a little shoveling, some sledding, or maybe building a snowman out in the yard. But string together a bunch of days without school and the problems can go bey …
- Artifacts found near Ambassador bridge tell history of indigenous populations
When field workers began digging last spring at the future site of the bridge that will eventually replace the Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Canada, they expected to find a lot of ind …