Often acknowledged as the largest news-gathering organization in the world, the BBC World Service supports correspondents and gathers stories around the world. WMUK dips into this stream of information several times during the week.
Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier with NPR’s Morning Edition. Hosts Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts. All with voices and sounds that invite listeners to experience the stories.
Bob Edwards, long an icon of public radio, brings his thought-provoking style, acerbic wit and delightful humor to interviews with a wide range of guests. "Bob Edwards Weekend" is the best of Bob's programs produced through the week for Sirius XM Satellite Radio.
Acoustic Café is two hours of contemporary acoustic music produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart in Ann Arbor. Each week, listeners around the globe tune in to Acoustic Café to hear the latest from today's great songwriting talents. Along with the music, Rob features one artist or group each week with an in-depth studio interview and performance. Acoustic Café is an independent media production of RDR Radio, LLC.
Cara Lieurance covers local music with live morning interviews, and produces WMUK's Let's Hear It weekday evenings Tues-Fri, showcasing local interviews and performances. She also produces The Pure Drop, an hour of Celtic music, with volunteer Dave Marlatt.
Email: cara.lieurance (at) wmich.edu
Alma Latina has served Spanish-speaking listeners in southwest Michigan with music and community information for decades. Produced by Martin Klemm in the WMUK studios, the show is hosted by Miguel (Mike) Ramirez.
Created in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands by Fiona Ritchie, The Thistle & Shamrock explores evolving music from Celtic roots in Europe and North America. You'll hear well-established and newly emerging recording artists along with in-studio guests, all surveying familiar territory and leading you to more distant landscapes and genres.
Thistle is your weekly bridge between the established architects of Celtic roots music and the rising generation of musicians. Fiona is fascinated by the place where this music meets the world, so you can expect to hear her investigate its influences in World and contemporary music too. Beyond that, have no expectations in particular. Just wait and see where the music takes you.
Grassroots is two hours of acoustic music chosen and presented by Mark Sahlgren and Darcy Wilkin. Centered on Bluegrass and traditional American songs, Grassroots also explores the work of contemporary singer/songwriters and instrumentalists.
In-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
Klay Woodworth began his time with WMUK in 1990 as a classical music host and weekend operator. Over the years, Klay took over the supervision of daily operations and was named Program Director for WMUK in 2000. Klay is an active musician and avid pedestrian.
Email: klayton.woodworth (at) wmuk.org Phone: (269) 387 5725
Jack began working at WMUK as a WMU music student in 1973. He was a member of the United States Army Field Band, Washington, DC from 1974 - 1977, and returned to WMUK as a producer/announcer in 1978. Jack was an announcer and programmer for WITF-TV/FM in Harrisburg, PA from 1983-1984. In 1984 he became Music Director of WWFM /WWNJ, The Classical Network, in Trenton, New Jersey. Jack returned to WMUK in 1999.