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
- Line 5 shutdown top priority for attorney general candidate Dana Nessel
As part of Michigan Radio’s ongoing election coverage, on Thursday and Friday, Morning Edition and Stateside are featuring interviews with candidates running for state attorney general. Dana Nessel is …
- Doctor's medical marijuana card clinic raises questions about his role on state panel
Sometimes Michigan’s state government relies on experts from the private sector to help guide public policy. But what if the experts stand to profit from the advice they’re giving? Take for example th …
- 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.