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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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.

Richard McLellan photo with Mark Bashore
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Two hundred Michigan laws include the word “marriage.” After last week’s Supreme Court ruling legalizing same sex marriages, all of them need to be reviewed. Current State speaks with the chairman of the Michigan Law Revision Commission, Richard McLellan.


Our Neighbors in Action segment this week looks at Camp Liberty in Jackson County. It’s a volunteer operation that gives veterans a chance to spend time outdoors enjoying activities like fishing, hunting, hiking and canoeing.


Janice Blixt photo
Courtesy Michigan Shakespeare Festival

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival is adding a second location in Canton to the traditional schedule in Jackson.


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