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.
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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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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.
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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”
Jodi is Michigan Radio’s Digital Director, leading and developing the station’s overall digital strategy. She works with the news, programming, marketing, and membership teams to present the work Michigan Radio does in an engaging way. She spends a lot of time thinking of new ways to connect listeners to the station across a variety of digital platforms.
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Rebecca Williams is senior editor in the newsroom, where she edits stories and helps guide news coverage. She’s been with Michigan Radio for 18 years, and she’s spent most of that time as a reporter and producer, and host of the Environment Report.
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Emma is a producer and reporter for the digital news team at Michigan Radio. Her duties span all things web-related, from reporting news online to producing videos to creating maps and graphics for other reporters.
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Mary Claire Zauel is a junior at Michigan State University studying English, Film Studies, and Musical Theatre. In addition to Michigan Radio, she has worked as a research assistant for the Head of Acting and Directing at MSU and interned for the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland. Mary Claire has won various awards for her written work, including the MSU 2021 Creative Writing Award for Poetry and the Arthur N. Athanason Scholarship in Creative Writing. She is thrilled at the opportunity to work at Stateside, and hopes to one day write for Saturday Night Live.