About Us | Michigan Radio

About Us

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Michigan Radio is the public radio station licensed to the Regents of the University of Michigan. The station airs news and information content 24 hours per day, seven days per week via three FM signals: WUOM 91.7 FM in Southeast Michigan, WFUM 91.1 FM in Flint, and WVGR 104.1 FM in West Michigan. Michigan Radio’s reach is further extended via its news website, online streaming, mobile phone apps, and social media profiles.

In addition to carrying daily news programming from national and international public radio news outlets, such as National Public Radio (NPR), American Public Media (APM), and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Michigan Radio produces and distributes its own local journalism content with an awarding-winning team of journalists based at news bureaus in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, and Grand Rapids.

Michigan Radio’s mission is to produce and distribute trusted content that informs, educates, entertains, and engages people who care about the state of Michigan and the world around them.

Broadcast coverage area
Use the interactive map below to view Michigan Radio’s broadcast coverage areas. Note that WVGR 104.1 FM West Michigan is green, WUOM 91.7 FM Ann Arbor/Detroit is red, WFUM 91.1 FM Flint is blue, and WRSX 91.3 FM Port Huron is purple.  

Ethical journalism
Michigan Radio holds itself to the highest standards of journalism in order to provide the public with the most honest and relevant news possible. This includes maintaining a strict editorial independence, free from influence or regulation by its financial supporters, licensee, or any other entity.

Annual report
Michigan Radio is listener-supported journalism. Check out the 2019 annual report to learn how your support makes an impact.

Michigan Radio is consistently recognized for its journalism work with local, regional, and national awards. A complete list of awards can be found here.

The University of Michigan was one of the first educational institutions in the United States to apply for an FM broadcast license, signing on to the air for the first time in July 1948. More on the station’s history can be found here.

Public documents
Michigan Radio makes a series of documents accessible to the public as part of its responsibility to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Federal Communications Commission. Documents available for public review can be found here.

Privacy and terms of use
Michigan Radio does its very best to protect the privacy of its website users. More about information gathering and dissemination practices for all websites owned or operated by Michigan Radio can be found here.