Sophia Saliby

All Things Considered local host and producer

Sophia Saliby is the local producer and host of All Things Considered, airing 4pm-7pm weekdays on 90.5 FM WKAR.

Sophia Saliby joined WKAR and MSU ComArtSci in April 2020.

Sophia comes to WKAR from Georgia Public Broadcasting, where she was the producer for GPB's All Things Considered broadcast in Atlanta.

Prior to that experience, Sophia was a reporter for WFIU/WTIU in Bloomington, Indiana. She has won numerous awards from the Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association and the Indiana Society of Professional Journalists. Saliby graduated from Indiana University with degrees in international studies and Arabic.

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In an e-mail to students Thursday, Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley Jr. said the survey will help with "planning and to inform the public health decisions" needed to prepare for the fall semester.

States are beginning to plan to pivot to conduct largely vote by mail elections during the coronavirus pandemic. In Michigan, two to three million voters are expected to vote from home.
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Voters in Lansing are choosing among a crowded field of city council candidates on their Aug. 3 primary ballot.


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Barry County is confirming a resident has tested positive for the delta variant of COVID-19.

The individual had not received a COVID vaccine.

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Lansing's primary election is coming up on Aug. 3. Six candidates are running to become the city's mayor.

The nonpartisan primary will narrow down the number of candidates before the general election.

WKAR speaking to each one of them about why they're running and the biggest issues Lansing faces in the next few years.

City Councilmember Patricia Spitzley joined WKAR's Sophia Saliby to share her plans for the city if elected.


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Editor's note: This story contains a racial slur.

In just a few weeks, Lansing voters will cast their ballots in a primary to select the city's next mayor.

The Aug. 3 nonpartisan election will narrow down the number of candidates from six before the general in November.

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Six candidates are running to be Lansing's next mayor. An Aug. 3 nonpartisan primary will narrow down the number of candidates before the general in November.

Melissa For Lansing

Updated July 16, 12:58 p.m. E.T.

Lansing has a primary election coming up on Aug. 3.

Voters will cast their ballots to narrow down the field of six candidates running to be the city's next mayor before the general election in November.

Andy Schor wearing a suit, smiling, in front of a mural
Courtesy Andy Schor

Lansing's primary election is coming up on Aug. 3. Six candidates are running to become the city's mayor. The nonpartisan primary will narrow down the number of candidates before the general election.

courtesy Kathie Dunbar

Lansing has a primary election coming up on Aug. 3.

Voters will cast their ballots to narrow down the field of six candidates running to be the city's next mayor before the general election in November.

WKAR is speaking to each candidate about why they're running and the biggest issues Lansing faces in the next few years. 

Krystal Nurse

 Updated July 9, 12:49 p.m. ET

WKAR has a new reporter covering politics in Michigan.

Sarah Lehr joins WKAR after working as a government watchdog reporter for the Lansing State Journal. Before that, she was a reporter for the Youngstown Vindicator, a daily newspaper in northeast Ohio. 

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