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
- How Michigan State reached another crisis point
A group of Larry Nassar survivors are organizing a rally tonight at Michigan State University to call for the resignations of interim president John Engler and the entire board of trustees. The rally …
- Lessenberry: Damage to Line 5, Mich. Democratic endorsement convention
Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced plans to sue an Escanaba-based tugboat company for allegedly damaging underwater cables and a pipeline with an anchor in the Straits of Mackinac. The ancho …
- Mich. Supreme Court: Can school policy override state's concealed pistol law?
The Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday about two school districts' policies that ban guns from school property.
- Lessenberry: Michigan schools, MSU lawsuits, Flint water crisis
Michigan schools scored poorly in the latest National Assessment of Educational progress, which tracks math and reading skills in 4 th and 8 th graders. Detroit schools ranked the worst for student pe …
- Lessenberry on school threats, Straits of Mackinac oil spill, and Mich. governor's race spending
Threats against schools have spiked in Michigan since the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. At a press conference in Detroit yesterday , U.S. attorney Matthew Schneider vowed to track down and prosecu …