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.

Ways to Connect

postcard of the Edmund Fitzgerald
upnorthmemories / Flickr

On the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, Current State tours the Michigan State Museum's photo exhibit 'Iron Hulls,' which explores the life of Great Lakes sailors. 

Marsha MacDowell photo
Peter Whorf / WKAR

Current State's Peter Whorf and MSU professor Marsha MacDowell discuss the art of Chinese Quilts at the MSU Museum.

Kevin Sedatole photo
Courtesy photo / MSU College of Music

A Pulitzer Prize winning composer and an MSU faculty soloist are two highlights of the upcoming Wind Symphony concert. Current State’s Peter Whorf visits with conductor Kevin Sedatole.

Jim Brozek exhibition photo
Jim Brozek / MSU Museum

A new MSU photography exhibit looks at Great Lakes ships from the inside. Current State's Peter Whorf visits the "Iron Hulls and Turbulent Waters" exhibition at the MSU Museum.

Josiah Price and Jack Conklin photo
Al Martin / WKAR

The MSU football team remains undefeated after posting a last-second win at Michigan on Saturday. We talk with WKAR's Al Martin about the game ending shocker at the Big House.