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...

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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...

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Bob Eccles has followed an interesting path to - and through - the radio business. After graduating from Howe Military School in Howe, Indiana in 1980, Bob went to Michigan State University for one year. He transferred to Central Michigan...

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Brad McNett's jazz show can be heard Saturdays from 5-8 a.m. on WEMU 89.1 FM. 

Jazz vocalist Brad McNett brings professionalism, experience to WEMU host position

 

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...

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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...

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Evelynn Hawkins is a broadcasting veteran, who has worked at both commercial and public radio stations in New York State, Ohio and Pennsylvania, prior to coming to WEMU and the state of Michigan.

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Evelynn...

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George Klein has been a jazz fan since first hearing it on WHAT FM while a high school student in Philadelphia during a previous millennium. The essence of George’s entry point into the music -- 50’s and 60’s jazz – can be heard on his weekly...

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,...

Composer/pianist/bandleader

Promoting Peace through the Universal Language of Music
 

 

Growing up in Detroit in the '60s, composer and pianist Jeff Haas' home was a very musical one—albeit...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Halftime Reporter

Marcus is 89.1 WEMU's halftime sports reporter and EMU student. He is a senior studying Electronic Media and Graphic Communication. Marcus was born in Romania, then moved to Detroit at the age of 5. He is passionate about sports, traveling and...

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Mary Catherine grew up in Petoskey at a time when jazz and music from other cultures could not be readily found in northern Michigan. Fortunately her mother had a pretty decent collection of vinyl, including some jazz recordings from the ‘50s,...

Operations Manager

 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 and Producer

From: http://americanroutes.wwno.org/staff/205/nick-spitzer

Nick Spitzer, the producer and host of American Routes, is a folklorist and a professor of...

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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...

Michigan Theater Executive Director
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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,...