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.

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An organization of law officers who make sure less fortunate Michigan senior citizens have new items for the holidays says it needs help raising donations for this year. 

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Lansing Community College said classes will resume as normal tomorrow. One suspect was arrested after a threat that evacuated and closed LCC's downtown, west and east campuses. 

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Two former student-athletes at Lansing Catholic High School talked with WKAR about their racial encounters months before they decided to kneel during the national anthem during this year's football season. They also talked about why they left the school. 


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According to published reports, Michigan State University faces a Title IX gender discrimination lawsuit. 


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Lansing mayor-elect Andy Schor will spend three days at Harvard University starting Tuesday as part of the Kennedy School seminar on Transition and Leadership for Newly Elected Mayors.


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On WKAR's "Morning Edition" with Brooke Allen, Lansing city clerk Chris Swope said the city has received no applications to operate a medical marijuana business in the coming year.  He also said there may be more changes to the newest ordinance tonight.


WKAR Staff: "What We Are Thankful For"

Nov 22, 2017
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This is Thanksgiving week 2017. WKAR hosts, reporters, interns and more are sharing what they're thankful for and a favorite word associated with "Thanksgiving."


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In a statement following, Larry Nassar's plea deal, MSU praised the conviction of the former campus doctor. It also praised the campus police department which investigated the case.

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The Detroit News reported late Monday night that fired Michigan State University gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar will plead guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct charges when he appears in Ingham county court tomorrow and Eaton county court on November 29. 


On the November 18-19, 2017 edition of Current State includes a closer look at historical and futuristic moments in Michigan.:

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The city of Lansing began accepting medical marijuana provisioning center applications on Thursday. 

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Downtown Lansing is gearing up for the 33rd annual Silver Bells in the city parade and state of Michigan tree lighting on Friday night. But if you're planning to go, meteorologists advise you keep the rain gear handy.


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AAA projects that more than 1.6 million people from Michigan will travel this month for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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WKAR's Reginald Hardwick talked with Jackson councilman Derek Dobies about his priorities once he becomes mayor of Jackson, Michigan in December. 


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Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Soon, a thousand Lansing kindergartners will literally have an exciting new education tool in their hands thanks to WKAR and MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences. 


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