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Susi Elkins, WKAR television station manager, has been named interim director of broadcasting and general manager of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University.

Dick Estell reading at WKAR microphone
file / WKAR-MSU

WKAR has learned that Dick Estell, legendary voice of the Radio Reader, has passed away. According to family, Estell died peacefully Friday, May 6, 2016. 

Group posing with awards
w.r. richards / WKAR-MSU

For the fifth consecutive year, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters has named WKAR as Public TV Station of the Year.  Across WKAR-TV and WKAR-FM 90.5, the stations also earned ten Best in Category awards and six Merit awards at the Broadcast Excellence Awards 2015 ceremony May 3, 2016, in Lansing, Mich.

Wed. 5/4/16 3:30pm. For the past several days, WKAR-FM HD signals have been experiencing intermittent outages.

WKAR Holiday Special

Nov 5, 2015

The weather may have been beautiful the past few days, but the snow covered roads, and holiday decor is coming!

WKAR is once again offering a unique way to reach our very desirable audiences this holiday season, with a special Holiday Package.

WKAR Television will be airing a number of great holiday programs and specials this year including Silver Bells in the City Electric Light Parade, Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir & Call the Midwife Holiday Special.

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