People

Host, Current Sports

Al Martin is the host of Current Sports, the daily sports talk and 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 content...

Host and Producer

Brad Walker is your mid-Michigan host of All Things Considered on 90.5 and AM870 WKAR. He is also producer of the WKAR Radio Reading Service.

Producer and Host of Ondas En Español

El Chayo Cervantes hosts the weekly radio series, "Ondas En Español," providing music, news and information for mid-Michigan's Spanish speaking community since 1988.

90.5 Classical Host

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...

News Director

Kevin Lavery has been news director at WKAR since September 2006.

Just prior to coming to WKAR as news director, Lavery was a reporter at KWMU in St. Louis, Missouri, covering local politics, government, and biotechnology issues.

Host, Current State

Mark Bashore is host of Current State, WKAR's daily news show focusing on community issues, arts and culture, music and more.

Mark is well-known to WKAR listeners as...

90.5 Classical Host

Mark Schwitzgoebel has been a classical music host at 90.5 WKAR since 1986. He began his broadcasting career in the News Department at WKAR Radio in 1976 after graduating from Michigan State University. Mark's love of classical music was...

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...

Morning Edition Host

Melissa Ingells Benmark is the host for Morning Edition and also produces features and interviews for the program, with an emphasis on the arts.

Melissa came to WKAR from WCMU in Mount Pleasant.

Radio Station Manager

Peter Whorf is station manager for WKAR Radio. He also oversees the news division of WKAR Radio, and is host of What's New on WKAR.

Peter Whorf joined WKAR in August...

Producer and Host of MSU Today

Russ White is producer and host  of "MSU Today," a lively look at MSU people, places, events and attitudes.

White holds bachelor's and master's degrees from MSU's College of Communication Arts & Sciences and has worked at MSU since...

News Reporter and Host

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

TV Station Manager

Susi Elkins is station manager for WKAR Television, the PBS affiliate serving mid-Michigan with children's progamming, news, art, drama and how-to; and local productions BackStage Pass, Off the Record and ...

Anchor and Producer of Off the Record

Tim Skubick is anchor and producer of the weekly public TV series "Off the Record." “Off the Record” is seen on Michigan public television stations and has an audience of 100,000 viewers each week.