Rebecca Thiele

Environment/Technology Reporter, host of "Arts & More"

Rebecca Thiele became the Arts & More producer for WMUK in 2011. Rebecca also reports on issues related to the environment and technology in Southwest Michigan. She assists the station with social media practices and occasionally anchors during All Things Considered. She is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

E-mail: rebecca [dot] thiele [at] wmich [dot] edu

The mail processing plant on 9th Street in Oshtemo Township
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

You might have noticed that your letters and bills aren’t reaching their destinations as fast as they used to. That’s because the United States Postal Service changed its delivery standards in January. It now takes two days for an average First Class letter to arrive instead of one.


At rehearsal for Ballet Arts Ensemble's spring concert
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

On March 28th, Ballet Arts Ensemble will do a very special performance of Paquita—a popular ballet about a poor young Spanish woman who saves a French officer’s life and discovers her noble roots.


WMUK and the WFMT Radio Network wish to share with you the very sad news that long-time syndicated radio host Bob Parlocha passed away unexpectedly Sunday afternoon. Parlocha died of a heart attack and had been rehabilitating from an illness over the past year.

A scene from 'Jack Pork' by Donna Hoke. From left to right: Katrina Beedle, Dan Lafferty, and Ben Hooper
Queer Theatre Kalamazoo

CORRECTION: The original story said Edith Fisher was a playwright. She is actually a poet, not a playwright.  

Fancy Pants Theater and Queer Theatre Kalamazoo have teamed up for #LadyFest—a show featuring short plays, monologues, and a few poems—all under the themes of gender equality and femininity. 


WMUK engineer Martin Klemm takes an award for WMUK at the MAB Awards ceremony
Gordon Bolar

WMUK took home five Michigan Association of Broadcasters' Broadcast Excellence Awards for public radio stations. The station also received three merit awards.

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