Timothy Spurlin, 21, is a rising senior at the University of Michigan, currently working towards dual degrees in Economics and Environmental Studies. Timothy is currently a Stateside Production Assistant with Michigan Radio, and can also be found working as Senior Opinion Editor and columnist for the Michigan Daily. Topics he likes covering are the environment, public health, education, and law. Continue reading “Timothy Spurlin | Stateside Production Assistant”
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”
Lauren returned to Michigan Radio nearly a decade after her very first internship as a newsroom intern. In her role as Morning Edition producer, Lauren coordinates and edits interviews, writes news copy, and helps make Doug Tribou sound good on air. Continue reading “Lauren Talley | Producer, Morning Edition”
Rebecca is a junior English and History major and Jewish Studies minor at Williams College in Massachusetts. She is an executive editor at The Williams Record and recently started the Record’s first podcast, Press Record, covering local news and features stories. When not behind the microphone for radio, she spends her time behind a very different type of microphone as a coxswain on the Williams crew team.
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”
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. Continue reading “Doug Tribou | Host, Morning Edition”
April Van Buren is a producer for Stateside. She produces interviews for air as well as web and social media content for the show.
Before landing at Michigan Radio, April worked as a producer for Current State at WKAR and a reporting intern and producer at WBEZ in Chicago.
Continue reading “April Van Buren | Producer”
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.
Peggy J. Watson began her career at Michigan Radio in 1983 as a Production Assistant after graduating from Western Michigan University. At that time, Michigan Radio was primarily a classical music station.
Kate Wells has been a reporter at Michigan Radio since 2012. Her reporting at the station runs the gamut, from the wrongful conviction of a 14-year-old boy in a quadruple homicide, to refugees building new lives in this state, to how swing voters helped Donald Trump turn Michigan red. For the past couple years, she’s been covering the Larry Nassar case. Continue reading “Kate Wells | Reporter”