Reginald Hardwick

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.

Before joining WKAR, Hardwick spent nearly 18 years at KXAS-TV in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas. His most recent role was as multi-platform producer of a weekly Texas politics show and news specials.  He is a seven-time regional Emmy® winner. Prior to Texas, Hardwick worked in Denver, Colorado. He spent his childhood summers visiting family in Michigan.

Possible showers on Saturday, Sunday and Memorial Day Monday.

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Memorial Weekend 2017 is here. Here is a list of observances to honor Americans who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. 


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A church in East Lansing said it may begin housing undocumented immigrants in a few months. 

  

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Enjoy images from the 2017 East Lansing Art Festival in downtown East Lansing.

If you or someone close to you is contemplating suicide, there are people you can call for non-judgmental help. The National Suicide Prevention Hotline is 1.800.273.8255.


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U.S. farmers have guarded optimism about China buying American beef for the first time in 14 years.  


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Great art, food, music and weather are predicted for the East Lansing Art Festival. WKAR Public Media is a proud sponsor.  


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UPDATE: 2:25 P.M., FRIDAY MAY 19: Funeral arrangements have been made for Ross Baldwin, the teacher whose death this week is being mourned at Lansing Catholic High School.

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A wild animal in Ingham county is the first infected with rabies in Michigan this year. 

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Michigan priest charged with embezzling money from Okemos church.

City of Lansing Approves $128 Million Budget

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The Lansing City Council approved Mayor Virg Bernero's 2018 budget. 


Nearly 300,000 Asian-Americans call Michigan home. The racial group includes dozens of cultures, languages, business and professional success stories. And struggles, such as school bullying.


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Michigan's U.S. Senators reacted quickly to President Trump's firing FBI Director James Comey. 

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"Pathways to Prison" airs Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. on WKAR-TV. It takes an in-depth look at several reasons that lead to 41,000 people incarcerated in Michigan, the most in the midwest. 


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On the May 6, 2017 edition of Current State, we talked with Lansing Promise Executive Director Justin Sheehan about how the program has helped hundreds of Lansing Public Schools students continue education after high school. Sheehan also talked about his personal commitment to the program and Lansing's school children.  

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