Scott Pohl

News Reporter

Scott Pohl is a general assignment news reporter and produces news features and interviews. He is also is an alternate local host on NPR's "Morning Edition."

Scott joined WKAR in 1984.

Prior to that, he worked with the Michigan News Network, WFMK, WKHM in Jackson and WALM in Albion.

Scott is a 1979 graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Telecommunications.

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Ingham County’s top health official says response has been favorable to the CDC’s decision to allow the Pfizer vaccine for children between the ages of 12 and 15.


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Michigan State Police / Facebook

Police departments across Michigan are bringing back the Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign, starting Monday.


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Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters visited a COVID-19 vaccination site at Michigan State University Thursday, hoping to encourage people to get their shots.


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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is working to implement new technology for the state’s child welfare system.


Holt High School North Campus photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

Election results are in regarding proposals for Holt, Okemos and Waverly school districts. According to unofficial results from Ingham and Eaton counties, all four proposals passed.

Pfizer vaccine vials photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Demand for COVID-19 vaccines in Ingham County has steeply declined in recent weeks.


The first broadcast of NPR’s All Things Considered was 50 years ago Monday. WKAR was a flagship station for the fledgling network.

WKAR's Scott Pohl talks with Dan Wardlow, who was a WKAR student board operator at the time.


Courtesy / Eli Broad, Facebook

Eli Broad, the wealthy donor and namesake of Michigan State University’s College of Business and the Broad Art Museum at MSU, has died at the age of 87.

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WKAR file photo

The city of East Lansing is waiving restaurant and entertainment fees as a way of helping businesses stay open.


Ingham County’s top health official supports new CDC guidelines that give fully vaccinated people more leeway to safely attend outdoor activities without a mask.


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