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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Erik Larson Impression 5 photo
Peter Whorf / WKAR

A new water exhibit at the Impression 5 Science Museum in Lansing is getting a huge financial boost from the Rotary Club of Lansing.

Portland church sign
Peter Whorf / WKAR

Last week's tornado damaged several churches. Current State talks with one pastor about the aftermath of the devastating storm.

courtesy Blue Griffin Recording

A new CD by clarinetist Guy Yehuda and pianist Ralph Votapek includes sonatas by Brahms and Reger.

Branden Dawson photo
Matthew Mitchell / MSU Athletic Communications

The NBA draft was held last week. Former Spartans Branden Dawson and Travis Trice now hope to make pro teams.

Author Doc Fletcher has merged his love for kayaking and baseball in his new book "Paddling and Pastimes: 6 Midwest Cities, the Rivers that Made Them, The Baseball Teams that Entertained Them." Current State talks with Fletcher about the intersection of paddling our rivers and our national pastime.