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.

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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Foster Coffee Company in Owosso traces its roots to a rock band life and its future to being a community center. 


On May 1-5, Morning Edition with Brooke Allen will take a closer look at coffee, from brewing to business.

Our WKAR staffers and others are posing with their coffee mugs and why they love them so much.

Please click here to upload your mug to the WKAR Newsroom Facebook page! Tell us your city or town and why your mug is special to you. Brooke may read your name on air!

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East Lansing narrowly passes a $94-million proposal to fund new schools. Millage renewals in Haslett and the Jackson ISD were also approved.


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Ingham County Clerk confirms her office will reopen Wednesday after a malware computer virus scare. 

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All week long, the WKAR News Team is taking a closer look at coffee. 


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The WKAR News staff won several awards from the Michigan Associated Press Media Editors. 

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Fire closes part of downtown in mid-Michigan community. 

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Bill protects privacy of parents who surrender newborn. 

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Former Michigan State University football player Auston Robertson is in police custody according to a police Facebook page.

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Thousands rallied for science at the Michigan Capitol on Saturday. It was one of many marches and rallies around the world on "March for Science" day. Many said President Trump and his administration are diminishing the work of scientists. Some speakers said climate change is not being taken seriously.

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Police at Michigan State University are looking for a man who committed a sexual assault in the early morning hours of April 20. 

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