Michigan Radio to host 'Open Newsroom' discussions
The University of Michigan's public Michigan Radio (WUOM-FM 91.7 Ann Arbor / WFUM-FM 91.1 Flint / WVGR-FM 104.1 Grand Rapids) is providing an opportunity for members of the public to meet directly with the station's reporters, producers and on-air hosts during the inaugural "Open Newsroom" event. On Wednesday, September 12, Michigan Radio's news staff will fan out to Biggby Coffee locations across the state in an effort to engage listeners and the general public in one-on-one conversations about the issues that matter most to them.
Visitors at each event can offer news tips, suggestions for story topics or discuss issues they feel should receive more news coverage. They can also sign up to be part of Michigan Radio's Public Insight Network (PIN). PIN is a network of people that help to inform the station's coverage and news stories with insights from their personal experiences.
Michigan Radio's "Open Newsroom" events will take place on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. simultaneously at these Biggby Coffee locations, with the following Michigan Radio news staff:
- Ann Arbor (539 E. Liberty): Dustin Dwyer, Steve Schram
- Birmingham (112 S. Old Woodward Ave.): Sarah Hulett, Kate Wells
- Midtown Detroit (4501 Woodward Ave.): Jenn White, Mercedes Mejia
- Fenton (235 N. Leroy St.): Rebecca Williams
- Grand Rapids (146 Monroe Center NW): Vincent Duffy
- Jackson (1025 N. Wisner St.): Steve Carmody, Kyle Norris
- Kalamazoo (4560 W. Main): Rina Miller
- Lansing (115 W. Allegan St.): Lester Graham, Zoe Clark
- Northville (20570 Haggerty Rd.): Sarah Cwiek, Sarah Alvarez
More details on the event and complete list and map of Open Newsroom locations are available on the station's web site.
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