Lynette is Michigan Radio’s receptionist and has been with the station since 2015. She assists with the data entry of gifts, and is listeners first point of contact when they call or visit Michigan Radio. She loves working at the station since it’s like a home away from home. She looks forward to talking with you.
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Jan joined the business office of Michigan Radio in 2003. After working several years in an office setting and ten years of owning a successful business, she went from employer to employee. Among her many duties at the station, she enjoys the accounting aspect of her job.
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Cynthia Canty has been the host of Stateside since the weekday show began in 2012.
A lifelong resident of metro Detroit, she has been on television and radio in Southeast Michigan since 1979.
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Steve Carmody has been a reporter for Michigan Radio since 2005.
Steve previously worked at public radio and television stations in Florida, Oklahoma and Kentucky, and also has extensive experience in commercial broadcasting. Continue reading “Steve Carmody | Mid-Michigan Reporter / Producer”
Steve is Michigan Radio’s Marketing Director. His job involves coordinating the station’s marketing, communication and public relations efforts, special events, car donation program and community & media partnerships. Continue reading “Steve Chrypinski | Marketing Director”
Zoe Clark is Michigan Radio’s Program Director. In that role, Clark oversees all programming on the state’s largest public radio station – including the station’s award-winning newsroom, commentary, and daily news-magazine Stateside. Continue reading “Zoe Clark | Program Director; Co-Host, It’s Just Politics”
Razi is a Hamtramck-based journalist and documentary producer, photographer and filmmaker. He is a passionate storyteller whose work focuses on ethnicity, religion, culture, immigration, democracy, and the changing cultural landscape in America. His current projects include a documentary film called Hamtramck, USA, which examines the benefits, tensions and complexities of multiculturalism and diversity through the lens of Hamtramck’s 2017 municipal elections. Another film he is producing called Loyalty, follows the stories of three Muslim chaplains in the US armed forces. He is also working on a long term photography exhibit project called, Halal Metropolis, which examines Muslim visibility in southeast michigan through commerce, design, art, culture, food, muslim and architecture.
Razi is a former engineer, who decided to quit his job a few years ago to pursue more meaningful work through journalism, photography, film, art, design, entrepreneurship and other social impact projects.
He was previously a fellow in the Documenting Detroit Fellowship in documentary photography and photojournalism. Most recently he was named a member of the New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrants Artists (NYFA) Fellowship Program. He is also currently serving as a mentor in Kartemquin Films Diverse Voices in Docs fellowship.
Anne Curzan is the Geneva Smitherman Collegiate Professor of English and an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at the University of Michigan. She also holds faculty appointments in the Department of Linguistics and the School of Education.
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Sarah Cwiek joined Michigan Radio in October, 2009. As our Detroit reporter, she is helping us expand our coverage of the economy, politics, and culture in and around the city of Detroit.
Before her arrival at Michigan Radio, Sarah worked at WDET-FM as a reporter and producer. Continue reading “Sarah Cwiek | Detroit Reporter / Producer”
Vincent Duffy has been news director at Michigan Radio since May 2007.
In his years leading the Michigan Radio news room, the news team has won scores of national, regional and state awards including Murrow Awards, Sigma Delta Chi awards, a duPont award and others. Continue reading “Vincent Duffy | News Director”