Lester Graham is the host of The Environment Report, and previously hosted Stateside on Fridays. He has reported on public policy, politics, and issues regarding race and gender inequity. He was previously with The Environment Report at Michigan Radio from 1998-2010.
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Jennifer was executive producer of Michigan Radio’s Peabody award-winning podcast Believed, and is currently developing new podcasts for the station. She was a 2018 Knight-Wallace journalism fellow at the University of Michigan. She’s been with Michigan Radio since 2005, where she started as an on-air host and arts reporter. She then covered poverty and education in metro Detroit for five years as part of the station’s State of Opportunity team. Continue reading “Jennifer Guerra | Executive Producer, Special Projects”
Sarah Hulett is Michigan Radio’s senior editor for enterprise and long-form reporting, helping reporters to do their best work. She’s also worked as newscast editor and spent five years as the station’s Detroit reporter, contributing to several reporting projects that won state and national awards.
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Rachel Ishikawa joined Michigan Radio in 2020 as a podcast producer. She’s currently working on a youth-led podcast with students from Community High School in Ann Arbor. Continue reading “Rachel Ishikawa | Podcast Producer”
Rebecca Kruth is the host of Weekend Edition at Michigan Radio. She also co-hosts Michigan Radio’s weekly language podcast That’s What They Say with English professor Anne Curzan.
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Mercedes Mejia produces interviews for Stateside. She’s also and arts an culture reporter. Mercedes relocated to Michigan from New Mexico, where she earned her BA in Journalism and Latin American Studies. Continue reading “Mercedes Mejia | Reporter / Producer”
Paulette is a digital media reporter and producer for Michigan Radio. She started as a newsroom intern at the station in 2014 and has taken on various roles in that time, including filling in as an on-air host.
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Mike Perini is Michigan Radio’s midday host. He started at the station in 1996 as a temporary, fill-in announcer and was made the full-time midday host in 2002. Mike likes to spend his vacations visiting some of the offbeat places in America’s heartland. Continue reading “Mike Perini | Midday Host”
Rick Pluta has been covering Michigan’s Capitol, government, and politics since 1987. His journalism background includes stints with UPI, The Elizabeth (NJ) Daily Journal, The (Pontiac, MI) Oakland Press, and WJR. He is also a lifelong public radio listener. Continue reading “Rick Pluta | Reporter / Producer / Co-Host, It’s Just Politics”
Tracy Samilton covers energy and transportation, including the auto industry and the business response to climate change for Michigan Radio. She began her career at Michigan Radio as an intern, where she was promptly “bitten by the radio bug,” and never recovered.
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