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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Former Michigan State University football player Joshua King taken into custody after arraignment. He is one of three players accused of sexual assault. 

Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio at a podium
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Minutes after criminal sexual conduct charges were announced against football players Demetric Vance, Donnie Corley and Josh King, Michigan State University Head Coach Mark Dantonio released a statement dismissing the three players from the program.

Former MSU football players Josh King, Demetric Vance and Donnie Corley were officially charged with sexual assault on Tuesday morning. 

Carol Siemon photo
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The Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office said it will file sexual assault charges again three Michigan State University football players soon. 

It's high school graduation season in mid-Michigan. Please share your high school senior class photos with us. Don't forget to include your hometown and song from that era.

Upload your pic to the WKAR Newsroom Facebook page

Meanwhile, enjoy this gallery of WKAR news team members and others.

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Light installation and painting along Michigan Avenue underneath US 127 is progressing.

A Michigan State University professor and a Democratic congressman from Michigan reacted to President Trump's withdrawl of the United States from the Paris climate change accord.  

Facebook page of Lt. Gov. Brian Calley

A ballyhoo announcement scheduled for May 30, 2017 by Michigan Lt. Governor Brian Calley may not be what many are expecting. 

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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.  

Help Find Ross Baldwin Facebook page

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.