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.

City of Lansing

Lansing mayor Virg Bernero expressed disappointment that the U.S. Department of Interior denied an application to an Indian tribe seeking to build a $125 million casino in downtown Lansing. 


WKAR-MSU

Incoming Grand Ledge High School freshman Everson Guild is being remembered for being involved in multiple sports and kindness ot others. He is also remembered for his time on WKAR-TV's Curious Crew.


Reginald Hardwick / WKAR Public Media

Michigan State University sociology professor Carl Taylor, Ph.D was 17-years-old when disturbances broke out in his Detroit neighborhood on June 23, 1967. 


Reginald Hardwick / WKAR Public Media

This is the second year of a week long summer program where Michigan State University students mentor young musicians who are on the autism spectrum. 


WXYZ-TV, Detroit

The mayor of Ann Arbor and the community members rallied for a mother of three who may be deported to Mexico soon. 

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

This week in Dimondale, 21 young adults began the grueling transition to become the newest Conservation Officers for Michigan's Department of Natural Resources. We were there as the cadets checked in on Sunday, July 16. 


WIKIPEDIA

Michigan's two U.S. Senators quickly reacted to news that the latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare has ended for now. 


WKAR-MSU

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources need your assistance to find the men who ran over Canadian geese in Muskegon county, injuring or killing several of them. 

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Two members of the Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness joined the July 15 edition of "Current State" to talk about homeless numbers in Michigan, a drive to gather and distribute hygiene products and how you can help. 


S Cedar St. and Denver Ave.
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

UPDATED 07.13.2017 5PM: Police in Lansing are investigating an attack on an Hispanic immigrant as a "hate crime."

Larry Nassar
Associated Press

UPDATED THURSDAY, JULY 13, 11:05 A.M. - Federal Judge Janet Neff has scheduled Nassar's sentencing for 11 a.m. on Monday, November 27 in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids.

In federal court on Tuesday, former Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar pleaded guilty to having child pornography.

National Weather Service

National Weather Service says you need to be prepared for high winds, heavy rains overnight.  

Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU

The first patients at Sparrow hospital's brand new Herbert-Herman Cancer Center will walk through the doors on Monday, July 17. 

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service is forecasting some chances for storms the next few days. The greatest chance of damaging wind gusts will be Tuesday night or Wednesday.  

Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

The Capitol region communities of Charlotte and Potterville experienced a power outages following overnight storms, and businesses are working to adapt.  


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