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...

  • WKAR Communications Manager and Digital Lead
  • 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

  • WKAR Senior Director of Development
  • 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.<...

  • Producer and Host of All Things Considered

    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.

    Karel joined WKAR and ComArtSci in January 2017.

    Karel...

  • Reporter and Producer, WKAR News

    As a reporter and producer for WKAR Newsroom, Katie Cook produces news and feature stories with a focus on cultural and social issues, education, and the arts. 

    Katie Cook joined WKAR in August 2015 as Assistant Producer for Current...

  • WKAR Corporate Development

    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 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...

  • Digital News Director

    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.

  • 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...