People

  • Reporter

     

    Like many, I first came to this area when I started school at the University of Michigan, then fell in love with the community and haven’t left. After graduating...

  • Host

    Barbara received a master's degree in Environmental Policy from the University of Michigan.  She began her association with WEMU in 2003 as an intern with Washtenaw County, assisting with the weekly "Issues of the Environment" show.  In 2003...

  • Producer
  • Play-by-Play

    The 2013-14 season marks the sixth consecutive year that Chad Bush has been calling baseball, volleyball and basketball games for Eastern Michigan University. Bush received the call to broadcast the baseball team’s 2009 Mid-American Conference...

  • Host and Producer

    Chrysta Cherrie's love of radio sparked as an elementary schooler in Akron, OH, when she produced her own "shows" by taping her favorite songs off of the radio, accompanied with her youthful commentary. As a teen, when her family moved to a...

  • Producer

    Daniel is an Ypsilanti native. A graduate of Willow Run Community Schools, he studies American Literature with a minor in Theatre, Media, and Communications at Eastern Michigan University. While his education path has been winding with several...

  • News Director

    Nearly three-quarters of David Fair’s 20+ years in radio has been at WEMU. Since 1994, he has been on the air at 5am each weekday on 89.1 FM as the local host of NPR’s Morning Edition. Over the years, Fair...

  • Sports Analyst

    Greg Steiner is in his 12th year with the Eastern Michigan University Athletic Media Relations Office and his second as the assistant athletics director. He will serve as the primary contact for the football, women’s basketball and golf teams,...

  • Host

    Hometown: Oak Park, IL

    Education: Loyola University-Chicago

    After stints at WHFR and WSDS Jeremy joined the WEMU staff in 2005 hosting the weekly Roots & Americana program, The Roots Music Project. When not playing...

  • Host

    Jessica Webster came by her jazz obsessions at a very early age after hearing Fats Waller and the Manhattan Transfer when she was nine years old. In high school, while her friends were mooning over the latest pop stars, Jessica was collecting...

  • Host

    Joe Tiboni’ s love affair with the blues began while he was a student at University High School in Ann Arbor in the 1960’ s, listening to blues records along with the rock and roll of the period. The early Ann Arbor Blues Festivals and the...

  • Music Director

    Linda Yohn simply cannot remember a day in her life that was not filled with music. Her early life was full of changes as the daughter of a well-respected cancer research scientist who moved his family about, but one thing was constant: the...

  • Co-host

    Lisa Wozniak is Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.

    I love Michigan because people who have never been here don't believe that it could possibly be...

  • Host

    How It Happened

    My parents enjoyed music. Mom used to sing to us as children and taught us the song as well. We had children's records. I remember being particularly enamored of an album of cowboy songs and a record whose songs taught...

  • Operations Manager & Host

     Michael Jewett is the long-time host of 89.1 Jazz every weekday afternoon.  Besides his on-air work; Michael is WEMU’s Operations Manager. Mr. Jewett started working for WEMU in 1983. He’s been on the air longer than any other current WEMU...

  • Host

    Music moves me. Music teaches me. Music saves me.

    In my mixed-up, confused and wandering life nothing has come close to matching the steady influence that music has had on me throughout.

    I’ve gone through all sorts of phases. My...

  • 89.1 WEMU Program Director
  • Michigan Theater Executive Director
  • Host

    Wendy Wright has been on the radio at WEMU since April 2000. She served as host of 89.1 Jazz, Sunday mornings from 5-8 a.m. from 2000-June 2007 when she was asked to host From Memphis to Motown.

    An Ann Arbor Native (Dicken,...