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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Brian Lorente photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

One of Michigan’s biggest summer music festivals, the Faster Horses country music festival at the Michigan International Speedway near Brooklyn, is this weekend. Current State celebrates country music in Michigan with our Live Music Friday guest, Brian Lorente.

First Michigan Colored Regiment marker photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Detroit was home to the first unit of African-American men trained to fight in the Civil War. Current State's Scott Pohl talks with historian Jack Dempsey about the First Michigan Colored Regiment.


Pohl and Bashore photo
Kevin Epling / University Photography and Videography, MSU

Michigan State University is working on a video project that will unite the voices of Spartans all over the world in singing the MSU Fight Song. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with Kevin Epling about the Spartan Virtual Choir.


Cincinnati stadium photo
Flickr - Steve

The major league baseball All-Star game is in Cincinnati Tuesday night. Current State checks in with Detroit Free Press sportswriter Shawn Windsor for a look at the Detroit Tigers at the season’s midway point.


Phil Denny photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Lansing jazz saxophonist Phil Denny is releasing his new CD “Upswing” Saturday night with a concert at The Loft. He's Current State's Live Music Friday guest this week to play for us and talk about the new album.

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