Anthony Brown is Web Producer at Michigan Radio. His duties at the station include website production as-well as on air and streaming production. Anthony has worked at Michigan Radio since 2014.
Host: All Things Considered
Christina began her career in radio at Michigan Radio while a student at the University of Michigan. She was a producer and researcher for The Todd Mundt Show, and then hosted Weekend Edition.
After leaving Michigan Radio to work for a...
Cynthia Canty has been the host of Stateside since the weekday show began in 2012.
A lifelong resident of metro Detroit, she has been on television and radio in Southeast Michigan since 1979.
She has served as...
Reporter / Producer
Dustin Dwyer reports enterprise and long-form stories from Michigan Radio’s West Michigan bureau. He was a fellow in the class of 2018 at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard...
Jennifer Guerra is a senior producer at Michigan Radio. She previously covered poverty and education for the station’s five-year reporting project, State of Opportunity. Before that, she was an arts reporter and on-air host for Michigan Radio....
Social Media Producerjowest@umich.edu
Jodi is Michigan Radio's social media producer, working to connect listeners to the station across a variety of digital platforms. If you’re chatting with someone on Michigan Radio's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram… it’s likely her. Beyond just...
Executive Producer, Statesidejoe@michiganradio.org
Joe Linstroth is the executive producer of Stateside, Michigan Radio's daily news magazine. Before joining the station, he was the founding senior producer of Current State, WKAR's daily show. Joe began his public radio career...
Contributor, Auchter's Artcontact@auchtoon.com
Since 1995 John has created Michigan-based editorial cartoons for the Grand Rapids Business Journal, the Grand Rapids Press, and MLive Newspapers. His cartoons are currently featured at MichiganRadio.org and are syndicated to newspapers through...
Essay / Analysis, Sports Commentator
John U. Bacon has worked nearly three decades as a writer, a public speaker, and a college instructor, winning awards for all three.
Bacon earned an honors degree in history (“pre-unemployment”) from the University of Michigan in 1986,...
Former Stateside Online News Intern
Josh Hakala, a lifelong Michigander (East Lansing & Edwardsburg), comes to Michigan Radio after nearly two decades of working in a variety of fields within broadcasting and digital media. Most recently, he worked for Advance Digital where...
Kate’s reporting 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...
Kyle Norris is from Michigan and spent ten years as a host and reporter with Michigan Radio, the state’s largest NPR-affiliate. He lives in Seattle and works as a substitute host and producer at KNKX.
His stories are intimate and...
Morning Edition Producertalleyl@umich.edu
Lauren Talley returns 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 scripts, news copy, and features, but...
Reporter / Host, Stateside & The Environment Reportllgraham@umich.edu
Lester Graham reports for The Environment Report and also hosts Stateside (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...
Producer / Director, Statesidelindsemi@umich.edu
Lindsey Scullen is the director and one of the producers of Stateside, Michigan Radio’s daily news show. She started at the station back in February of 2015 as a web intern for Stateside, went on to intern for The Environment Report, and then...
Lindsey Smith is Michigan Radio’s Investigative Reporter. She previously served as Michigan Radio's West Michigan Reporter.
Lindsey has worked as a reporter at radio stations in both West and Southeast Michigan, and her work has been...
Digital Media Directormark (at) michiganradio.org
Mark is Michigan Radio's Digital Media Director. He works to develop and maintain the station's overall digital strategy. As a senior producer/reporter from 2010 to 2016 he helped move the station toward publishing more online-first stories. <...
Mercedes Mejia is a Producer/Reporter at Michigan Radio. Her stories and interests center on the intersection of culture, immigration, food, arts and music. Her interviews and features can be heard on Stateside. Mercedes relocated to...
News and Production Staff
Michigan Radio offers internships in its newsroom and production departments. Check our employment page for current openings.
*Updates coming soon!
Reporter / Producer
Paulette is a 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.
Before working at...
Reporter/Producer - The Environment Report
Rebecca has a natural science degree from the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources & Environment, where she had close encounters with escaped boars and poison sumac. Before getting into radio, Rebecca snapped photos of...
Reporter / Producer - Michigan Public Radio Network
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...
Sarah Cwiek - Detroit Reporter/Producer
Sarah Cwiek joined Michigan Radio in October, 2009. As our Detroit reporter, she is helping us expand our coverage of the economy, politics, and culture in and around the city of Detroit. Before her arrival at Michigan Radio, Sarah worked at...
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...
Mid-Michigan Reporter / Producermidmichbureau@gmail.com
Steve Carmody has been a reporter for Michigan Radio since 2005.
Steve previously worked at public radio and television stations in Florida, Oklahoma and Kentucky, and also has extensive experience in commercial broadcasting.
Steve is Michigan Radio’s Marketing Director. His job involves coordinating the station’s marketing, communication and public relations efforts, special events, car donation program and community & media partnerships.
Energy and Transportation Reporter / Producer
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,”...
Vincent Duffy has been news director at Michigan Radio since May 2007.
In his years leading the Michigan Radio news room, the news team has won scores of national, regional and state awards including Murrow Awards, Sigma Delta Chi...