Scott Pohl

News Reporter and Host

Scott Pohl is a general assignment news reporter and produces news features and interviews for Current State. He's also an alternate local host on NPR's "Morning Edition."

Scott has been working for WKAR since 1984. Previously, he was employed by the Michigan News Network, WFMK, WKHM in Jackson and WALM in Albion.

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Scott Pohl / WKAR

There’s still time to consider a new recipe for the dressing you’ll serve with your turkey tomorrow. Chef Kurt Kwiatkowski shows us a family favorite that includes Italian sausage.

The Civil War battle at Antietam has been described as “America’s Bloodiest Day.” Authors Jack Dempsey and Brian James Egen have written the story of the role played by soldiers and civilians from our state in “Michigan at Antietam.”

Twyla Birdsong photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Our Live Music Friday guest this week is Twyla Birdsong, the winner of this year’s Capital Area Blues Society competition. As a result, she’ll  perform in January at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

Ozay Moore photo
Carla Brooks

Last week, the hip hop music website Rapzilla named Lansing’s Ozay Moore one of the top 20 Christian rap artists of all time. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with Ozay Moore about his music.

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Courtesy photo / Broad Art Museum

Graham Beal ushered the Detroit Institute of Arts through that city’s bankruptcy. Now a visiting Hannah Distinguished Professor at MSU, Beal is helping the university search for a new director of the Broad Art Museum. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with Beal about what lies ahead for the university’s landmark art museum.