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...

  • Host and Writer of Curious Crew

    Dr. Robert L. Stephenson is the writer and host of WKAR's award winning children's science program Curious Crew. 

    Dr. Stephenson has been the Ingham Intermediate School District STEM...

  • 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

    Questionnaire:

    Hometown(s)?
    Lansing, MI; Los Angeles, CA; Brookline, MA; Ithaca, NY; Avondale, PA

    To what faults do you find yourself most indulgent?
    Cheesesteaks

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Host, Folk with Matt Watroba

    Matt Watroba hosts "Folk with Matt Watroba" from WKAR at Michigan State University in East Lansing. Born in Detroit, Mich., Matt is an award-winning folk artist, a founding member of the National Folk Alliance, and a veteran radio host. He...

  • 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 State

    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.

  • 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...

  • Host, Serving Up Science

    Serving Up Science host Sheril Kirshenbaum is a history buff, science writer, and curious foodie.

    Sheril also hosts Michigan State's

  • 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 Michigan's capital region and the global community with award-winning original programming, plus the best...

  • 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.