WKAR Staff

7:23 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Katie Wolf named Senior Communications Manager

Katie Wolf

The College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University announced today that Katie Wolf will join the College as Senior Communications Manager on August 6, 2012.  Katie Wolf has served as Executive Director of the Michigan Humanities Council, where she has overseen grant awards and programs for many state and federally funded cultural programs.

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12:20 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Peter Whorf: WKAR Radio's New Station Manager

Peter Whorf is WKAR Radio's new station manager. He'll begin on August 27.

Michigan State University announced today that Peter Whorf will join WKAR as Radio Station Manager for the public broadcasting stations on August 27, 2012.  Whorf comes to WKAR from WFMT in Chicago, where he has served as Program Director and Vice President for Content for the past seven years.

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11:10 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Under the Radar Visits Lansing

WKAR student Maria Palmo, Tom Daldin (host of "Under the Radar Michigan"), WKAR producer Mike Mihalus and videographer Jason Vlahos.

"Under the Radar Michigan," the popular weekly series that visits sites throughout Michigan that are both known to all and known to few, came to Lansing. WKAR's crew met the "UTR" team in downtown Lansing, where host Tom Daldin recorded video promos and a fundraising video for WKAR.

Judging by the photos, it looks like this might have been the perfect way to spend a June day!

Watch "Under the Radar Michigan" on Sundays at 7 p.m. on WKAR-TV and Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. on WKAR World.

10:24 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Cindy Herfindahl Retires

Cindy Herfindahl

Cindy Herfindahl, WKAR’s development director for the past eight years (and 28 years at MSU and WKAR in total), is retiring at the end of June. Cindy is known to WKAR viewers and listeners for her appearances during our on-air membership campaigns and to many others, particularly members of Sound Vision Society, Legacy Society and those who have given endowments to WKAR.

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10:47 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Reporter Gretchen Millich Retires

In a story that was picked up by other media, Gretchen Millich covered the rescue of an injured bald eagle that was rescued from the Saginaw River and treated at Michigan State University.

One of WKAR's veteran reporters, Gretchen Millich, retired from WKAR on June 8.

Millich reported on the mid-Michigan community for 22 years, focusing on what listeners jokingly call “cops and critters.”  She was also heard occasionally as a substitute host for All Things Considered, and as a regular fundraising host on Morning Edition.  

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