John Schneider recently ended a 24-year run as columnist for the Lansing State Journal.
To replace him, the paper called on Mark Mayes, who had been a reporter there back in the 90’s.
Mayes had left the paper to work for the Lansing School District for ten years. Now, at a time when writers are losing their jobs, he’s getting his back.
WKAR’s Scott Pohl spoke with Mark Mayes about how his column might be the same as Schneider’s, and how it might be different.