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 | Morning News Editor

Lindsey Smith is Michigan Radio’s Morning News Editor. She previously served as Michigan Radio’s investigative reporter and West Michigan Reporter.

Lindsey’s work has been repeatedly recognized by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and Michigan Associated Press. She co-wrote and co-hosted the 2018 Peabody award winning podcast, Believed, about how former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar got away with sexual abuse for decades. Continue reading “Lindsey Smith | Morning News Editor”

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”

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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Kate Wells | Reporter

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 Westrick | Digital Director

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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