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Nine years ago, a veteran journalist who possessed deep connections with community members at every level joined us as WMUK's local Morning Edition Host. Earlene McMichael was also a regular contributor to the Station’s previously-run WestSouthwest and Arts & More programs. Earlene had been an editor, reporter and columnist for many years at the Kalamazoo Gazette newspaper, where she founded a longtime journalism training program for high-school and college students. She was a radio newsanchor in college. Now, sadly, we must say good-bye!

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A forum for candidates running for Mayor of Kalamazoo will be held Thursday September 30thrd.

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WMUK has been recognized by the Public Media Journalists Association for three stories that aired in 2020.

WMUK-FM has been recognized by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). For the second consecutive year, an entry from WMUK reporter Sehvilla Mann has won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award. The story Shutdown Produces Two Very Different Musical Projects won Excellence in Sound for small market radio in RTDNA’s Region 7 (Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois).

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WMUK has been recognized by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters in their annual Broadcast Excellence Awards. Earlene McMichael’s series After the Protests, What Then? won the award for best mini-documentary or series in Public Radio Group 1.

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