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Stateside Staff

Stateside is produced daily by a dedicated group of producers and production assistants. Listen daily, on-air, at 3 and 9 p.m., or subscribe to the daily podcast wherever you like to listen.

  • On today's show, we heard more information about a water main break in Southeast Michigan as well as recent difficulties within Michigan's cannabis industry. A special feature explored Colon Magic Week, and one Sheriff discussed reforms for the cost of incarceration.
  • A court case puts a stop to tire chalking. The Great Lakes mallard population is falling. The Detroit Lions are featured on this year of HBO's Hard Knocks.
  • Michigan Radio’s Zoe Clark took the host chair today for a comprehensive wrap-up to a tumultuous week in Michigan politics.
  • The Michigan Supreme Court ruled this week that the state's civil rights laws protect LGBTQ people. What does this mean for gay and transgender Michiganders? Also, a look at how the state of Michigan is making it more difficult for foster children to earn a high school diploma. Plus, a dive into horror movies and a trip to a different kind of Pride celebration.
  • Michigan medical clinics that provide reproductive services see a sharp uptick in out-of-state patients following the reversal of Roe v Wade. Muskegon Lake is glowing up. Lawn trimming goats work up north. The number of ballot signatures gathered does not necessarily correlate to voter approval. And a conversation with GOP gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon.
  • Photojournalist Steve Jessmore has turned an interest in bird photography into an award-winning spin on his career capturing raw moments.
  • On this episode of Stateside, two reporters discuss Michigan's new record-breaking budget. Next, in honor of Zingerman's 40th birthday, a reairing of our conversation with author Michelene Maynard. Then, a successful push to protect land in several northern Michigan counties from development. Finally, the Lansing organization that is teaching young people valuable trades.
  • We discussed a recent Supreme Court case that could affect Michigan’s constitutional amendment denying public funds for private schools. After that, a discussion with a Detroit artist about community. To end, we retell the tale of Native American Taffy Abel, the first athlete to carry the U.S. flag at the first ever Winter Olympics' opening ceremony.
  • Two reporters from The Detroit News joined to recap recent Michigan-related testimony given at the January 6 committee hearing, as well as what Michiganders should know about new vaccines for kids under 5. Then, we discussed new viewing stations for colorblind visitors in the Porcupine Mountains, and a journalist shared her story of reporting on Mount Pleasant's residential boarding school.
  • Crain's Detroit Business reporter on Kellogg's splitting up its headquarters. Then, re-visiting our discussion with the author who wanted to capture the essence of northern Michigan. Also, representatives for Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw talk about the ending of temporary housing for Afghan refugees.