MAPB News

  • WDET Teams Up with MSU with new Podcast

    WDET-FM (Detroit) has teamed up with Michigan State University’s Science Gallery to present a 10-episode podcast series titled “Tracked and Traced.”  The series is named after the science gallery’s 10 week exhibit, which also explored themes of surveillance.  New episodes released every other week, starting early 2022. Hosted by Natasha T Miller and Antajuan Scott and… read more

  • Grand Valley Says Goodbye to Real Oldies

    Last Friday (1/7) at 2:00 p.m.. after 12 years of operation and service to the community, Grand Valley State University said goodbye to Real Oldies 1480 and 850 AM. Transmission and streaming came to an end. The station, writing on its Facebook page, said “this difficult decision came out of many discussions about the station’s… read more

  • Andy Robins Retires from WMUK

    Longtime WMUK-FM (Kalamazoo) News Director Andy Robbins has retired.  He hung up his microphone at the end of 2021 after 36 years of service to the station.  He joined the station in 1985 and had been WMUK’s News Director since 1998. Robins succeeded previous News Director Tony Griffin, who had passed in 1997. Under Robins’… read more

  • WKAR Presents ‘Evening with the Governor’

    Premiering online this week, the WKAR Public Media original program Off the Record presents “Evening with the Governor 2021,” featuring Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and First Gentleman Dr. Marc Mallory in conversation with senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. The special edition episode of the weekly public affairs program is available for streaming now in the… read more

  • WKAR Brings New Jazz Radio Show to Mid-Michigan Airwaves

    WKAR Public Media at Michigan State is launching a new jazz radio show on New Year’s Day. A Groove Supreme presents two hours of jazz every Saturday evening, hosted by Michael Stratton. A Groove Supreme debuts at 8 p.m. ET on Sat., Jan. 1, 2022, on WKAR 90.5 FM from East Lansing. Mid-Michigan jazz fans… read more

  • WKAR Selected for Public Media Digital Transformation Program

    WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University is among 75 public media stations selected to participate in the Digital Transformation Program, a virtual program developed by the Poynter Institute to educate, assist and coach public media senior leaders and their staff on the best strategies and tactics to transform their organization’s digital operations and culture…. read more

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