Peter Whorf

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 2012.

Peter arrived at WKAR from Chicago, where he was program director and vice president of content at WFMT, the only commercial classical radio station in the country. He was previously with public stations WNYC/New York, KBIA/Mid-Missouri Public Media and WBEZ/Chicago. Peter Whorf graduated from Eastman School of Music, studying the violin.

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msu today

In case you missed it, you can still hear MSU In Concert on 90.5 Classical. It's still on Fridays - just a little later, with a 7pm start time. MSUIC's Sunday 2pm time has made way for broadcasts of Chicago Symphony Orchestra concerts.

WKAR's New Release of the Month feature takes over for the long-running What's New in Classical Music show starting this month. 

Peter Whorf / WKAR-MSU

While the Lansing area has experienced a recent influx of independent coffee houses, Ann Arbor is home to a variety of cafe fixtures.

Simon & Shuster

A new book about the Vietnam War focuses on the journey of one Midwestern man.

WKAR’s Peter Whorf and Traverse City, Michigan author Doug Stanton bring us a story of

the horrors of war and its aftermath…through one citizen soldier.

Jody Knol / WKAR-MSU

Dr. James Niblock turns 100 on November 1st, and WKAR celebrates with the composer, musical friends and host Jody Knol and the special program James Niblock: The First 100 Years.