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
- Military prepared to pay for clean drinking water if found responsible for contamination
U.S. military officials say they're willing to pay for clean drinking water for people near Battle Creek, if tests show groundwater contamination comes from its base there.
- Detroit Tigers greats Trammell and Morris inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
The Baseball Hall of Fame welcomed two former Detroit Tigers to its ranks Sunday at the annual induction ceremony in Cooperstown, New York. Shortstop Alan Trammell and pitcher Jack Morris both came up …
- MSU researchers hope cyanobacteria can make bioplastics more environmentally friendly
Look around you. Chances are – wherever you are – you can see something that’s plastic.
- Commenters oppose new Line 5 anchor supports, accuse state of ignoring concerns
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality held a public hearing on Wednesday evening in Mackinaw City, taking comments on proposed new anchor supports for the Line 5 oil pipelines.
- John Conyers III will run as independent to fill father’s congressional seat
The son of former U.S. Rep. John Conyers is hoping to get his name on the 13th Congressional District ballot as an independent.