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...

  • Producer
  • 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...

  • MPRN Capitol Reporter

    Jake Neher is a state Capitol reporter for the Michigan Public Radio Network. 

    He joined MPRN in September of 2012. Before that he served as a reporter and anchor for WFUV Public Radio in the Bronx, New York, and as News Director for...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • General Manager
  • 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
  • New Media

    Patrik is a recent graduate of Eastern Michigan University and currently holds the position of the New Media/ Social Media manager for 89.1 WEMU. 

    Please contact Patrik regarding any issues with WEMU's online stream,...

  • Corporate Support Manager

    For more information on how your organization or business can include WEMU in your current marketing plan please, email Rebecca Scott, or call her at (734) 487-2229.

  • 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,...