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Brad Walker | Station Profile

Mar 28, 2019
Brad Walker
WKAR

Let's get to know a little more of WKAR Radio Operations Manager Brad Walker!

Award winners with plaques
WKAR-MSU

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- WKAR was named both Michigan Public Television Station of the Year and Public Radio Group One Station of the Year for 2018 by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters at the Broadcast Excellence Awards ceremony held at the Lansing Center on Wed., Mar. 6, 2019. 

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Aran Kessler

WKAR Radio Station Manager Peter Whorf has accepted a position as On-Air Classical Music Host at DPTV/WRCJ-FM in Detroit.

portrait: Susi Elkins
Lindsay Wilkinson Photography

Susi Elkins, director of broadcasting and general manager of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University, has been elected to the board of directors of America’s Public Television Stations (APTS). The announcement was made on Thursday, February 7. Her three-year term begins Monday, February 25, 2019.

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WKAR TV Takes Home National Award for 2018

Jan 30, 2019
Award winners with trophy
Courtesy / NETA

WKAR TV was honored to receive a national award during the 2018 National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Awards gala on Jan. 21, 2019.

Steven Karl Meuché: 1944-2019

Jan 29, 2019
portrait: Steve Meuche
WKAR-MSU

WKAR Public Media has learned that former MSU Director of Broadcasting and WKAR General Manager Steven Meuché passed away January 23, 2019, at age 74.

Robin Pizzo | Station Profile

Jan 9, 2019

WKAR Director of Education Robin Pizzo | What are the primary goals of WKAR Family's educational outreach initiatives?

Meet Abigail Censky

Jan 4, 2019
Abigail Censky
Abigail Censky / Twitter

WKAR News welcomes Abigail Censky as the new politics and government reporter! Let's get to know her with a quick Q&A: 

Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

EAST LANSING, MI - WKAR’s original program Off The Record presents Evening with the Governor, featuring Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and First Lady Sue Snyder. 

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Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

New weekly classical music series comes to Capital Region, Greater Detroit and Northern Michigan radio beginning in January.

Emily in downtown Lansing
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

The call of the Pacific Northwest came to Morning Edition host Emily Fox earlier this month. And Emily answered.

Abigail Censky
Abigail Censky / Twitter

WKAR News is expanding its political and government reporting in mid-Michigan with the addition of Abigail Censky. 


Steve Drummond holding the I Heart WKAR button.
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

WKAR welcomed Steve Drummond, Senior Education Editor for NPR News and Executive Producer of the podcast Code Switch. During his visit, Drummond offered valuable insight and great feedback for the WKAR News team and MSU journalism students. 

WKAR Interns with various radio and TV gear
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

WKAR offers a variety of internships to MSU students!

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