Bob Skon | Chief Engineer

Bob began his radio career when he joined Michigan Radio in 1996 as the weekend morning on air host. Due to his experience in Los Angeles as a recording studio installation and maintenance technician, he began splitting his time with the engineering department, and moved into engineering full time when he accepted the position of Chief Engineer.

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Lindsey Smith | Investigative Reporter

Lindsey Smith is Michigan Radio’s Investigative Reporter. She previously served as Michigan Radio’s West Michigan Reporter.

Lindsey helped cover the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case and led the station’s award-winning Flint water crisis coverage. Her 2015 documentary about the Flint water crisis, Not Safe to Drink, won a national Edward R. Murrow Award, an Alfred I. duPont – Columbia University Award, and a Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Award. The Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists named her “Young Journalist of the Year” in 2014.

She’s a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and Specs Howard School of Media Arts.

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Jackie Stickney | Sustainer Memberships and Customer Service

Jackie came to Michigan Radio as a temporary employee in May 2009. Having worked in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, and though her background is not in public media, she finds her position to be challenging and interesting.

Jackie runs our successful sustaining membership program and also handles most of the customer service calls and emails that come into the station. Every day is different. Interacting with Michigan Radio contributors is fascinating, can be frustrating, but is always a satisfying experience. Continue reading “Jackie Stickney | Sustainer Memberships and Customer Service”

Isabella Isaacs-Thomas | Stateside Production Assistant

Bella is a recent graduate from the University of Michigan currently working as a digital media intern for Stateside. While in school, she started her own blog, produced a podcast series alongside her senior thesis on the intersection of women’s health and environmental quality, and worked as a host and producer of “It’s Hot In Here” on WCBN-FM. Continue reading “Isabella Isaacs-Thomas | Stateside Production Assistant”

Alison Warren | Associate Director of Development

Alison joined Michigan Radio in 2014 and works as the Associate Director of Development.  Although she doesn’t have a background in radio, she grew up listening to the station.

Alison oversees Michigan Radio’s Membership program including membership drives, where she combines her passion for philanthropy and Michigan Radio. She enjoys sharing her passion for all things Michigan Radio with listeners and members.

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