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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Kate Peterson photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

The Women In the Arts Festival returns to East Lansing this weekend. Our Live Music Friday guest is Kate Peterson. The singer-songwriter is also an organizer of the festival.

A new book from Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss explores all that was right with Detroit in 1963. It’s called “Once a Great City.” He talks with Current State’s Scott Pohl.

Memorial Stadium photo
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The MSU football team lost at Nebraska Saturday night, 39-38. Officiating in the game was controversial. The Spartans still cling to a shot at winning a Big Ten Championship after suffering their first loss of the season. Current State talks with sportswriter Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press.

Betty Baxter and Doug Fritch photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Our Live Music Friday guest is the veteran local jazz singer Betty Baxter. On Sunday, the Jazz Alliance of Mid-Michigan is honoring her at their seventh annual Tribute Concert.

East Lansing city hall photo
WKAR Photo

On this day after city council elections in Lansing and East Lansing we have the results and talk with newly-elected members of the East Lansing city council: Mark Meadows, Shanna Draheim and Erik Altmann.