Brooke Allen

Producer and Host of Morning Edition

Brooke Allen is local producer and host for Morning Edition, airing 5am-9am weekdays on 90.5 FM WKAR. She also contributes human-interest features for Current State.

Allen joined WKAR in June 2016.

Before joining WKAR, Allen served as an anchor and reporter for WWJ Newsradio 950 in Detroit. During her time at WWJ, Allen interviewed young offenders and their attorneys for Second Chance, a broadcast series that sought to provide those serving time an opportunity to turn their lives around.

Allen has also presented a number of stories and interviews, working with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD ), telling the tragic plight of victims of alcohol-related crashes, something that has also personally affected her family.

Before her stint at WWJ, Allen served as a news and traffic reporter at a number of stations in Michigan and California, including KFI, KOST and JILL-FM.

Allen studied theatre and communications at Eastern Michigan University, and is a graduate of the Academy of Radio and Television Broadcasting in Huntington Beach, California.

When not delivering the news, you can find Allen acting in professional and community theatres.

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Our October 9, 2017 segment of "Monday Morning with the Mayor" featured Delta Township supervisor Kenneth Fletcher. He talked with "Morning Edition" host Brooke Allen about how the community of 33,000 includes the cities of Waverly and Grand Ledge. 


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The long running high school game show QuizBusters began its final season on October 7, 2017. In the first of three reports, host Matt Ottinger talks with WKAR "Morning Edition" host Brooke Allen about some of the highlights of the show. 


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If you plan to operate a Medical Marijuana business in Lansing, the city now has applications available online for you to fill out.  


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WKAR's Brooke Allen talked with Lansing Licensed Professional Counselor Karen Massoll about discussing the Las Vegas mass shooting with your children. Bottom line you have to acknowledge their fears and reassure their safety. 


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Meredian Township Manager Frank Walsh talked with Brooke Allen for our "Mondays with the Mayor" segment.  He talked about families, nature trails and the township's 75th anniversary celebration. 


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