Host, Current SportsAlMartin@wkar.org
Al Martin is the host of Current Sports, the weekly TV show and daily radio call-in program from WKAR. Al is also on the Current State team as a regular sports contributor and plays a key sports reporting and...
WKAR Communications Manager and Digital LeadBillR@wkar.org
Host and Producer
Hello, I'm Brad Walker, head of operations for WKAR Radio and manager for WKAR Radio Reading Service, which is our service for blind and visually-impaired persons in mid-Michigan. You may...
Producer and Host of Morning Edition
Brooke Allen served as local producer and host for Morning Edition, from June 2016-March 2018.
Before joining WKAR, Allen served as an anchor and reporter for WWJ...
90.5 Classical Host90.5 Classical on 90.5 WKAR, 90.5 Classical with Jody Knol, 90.5 Community Concerts, MSU Faculty Recital Series, Classical
Jody Knol began announcing classical music on 90.5 WKAR while a student at MSU in 1982.
After receiving his degree in Interdisciplinary Humanities--music, theater and political science--Jody worked as chief announcer for WMUK in...
Producer and Host of All Things Considered and Serving Up Science
Karel Vega is the producer and host of All Things Considered airing 4pm-7pm weekdays on 90.5 FM WKAR. He also reports and produces features and digital media creation.
In 2018, he and Sheril Kirshenbaum launched "Serving Up...
Katie Cook is a general assignment reporter at WKAR.
Katie joined WKAR in August 2015 as Assistant Producer for Current State.
Before coming to WKAR, Katie worked as a production intern for St. Louis Public Radio, where she...
Producer and host of QuizBusters
Since 1980, Mr. Ottinger has been a television producer, news anchor, movie reviewer, reporter, announcer and interviewer but the on-air role he enjoys most is that of the emcee of "QuizBusters". He is pleased and honored to have been...
WKAR Corporate DevelopmentMNay@wkar.org
Looking for fresh ways to reach your customers? WKAR's Melissa Nay will help you connect with mid-Michigan fans and followers of PBS, NPR and award-winning WKAR original programs for and about your community.
Contact Melissa for...
Radio Station Manager
Peter Whorf is radio station manager for WKAR Public Media. He oversees the news and music divisions of WKAR Radio, and is host of MSU In Concert, numerous live broadcasts and the
Digital News Director and Host of Current StateRHardwick@wkar.org
Reginald Hardwick is digital news director for WKAR Public Media, leading the creation of news reporting and commentary across all station platforms, including online, radio and television.
Hardwick joined WKAR in March 2017.
Current State Contributor
Current State contributor Scott D. Southard is author of A Jane Austen Daydream, Maximilian Standforth and the Case of the Dangerous Dare, My Problem With Doors, and Megan. Scott received his Master's degree...
Hello! I'm Scott Pohl, a general assignment news reporter and produces news features and interviews for Current State and an alternate local host on NPR's "Morning Edition."