People

  • Host, Current Sports

    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...

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

  • 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 1987.
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  • Radio host and fine arts producer

    Jamie Paisley is a radio host and fine arts producer, contributing to music programming, Current State fine arts features, station promotions and WKAR's online presence.

    He is also an accomplished singer and TV trivia game show winner.<...

  • 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...

  • WKAR News Reporter

    Karel Vega is a general assignment reporter whose duties include newscast writing and production, digital media creation, and weekend hosting and announcing.

    Karel joined WKAR and ComArtSci in January 2017.

    Karel comes to WKAR...

  • News Reporter and Host

    Kevin Lavery 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."

  • 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...

  • 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

    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."

    I...

  • Director of Broadcasting and General Manager

    Susi Elkins is director of Broadcasting and general manager of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University. WKAR Public Media provides mid-Michigan and the global community with award-winning original programming and the best from PBS 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.