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David Leins


Program Coordinator, Detroit Storymakers

David Leins is Program Coordinator at 101.9 WDET, overseeing the Detroit StoryMakers program for multimedia storytellers in Detroit. Leins joined WDET after working at the Arab American National Museum. Before that, he produced freelance journalism pieces in Detroit and and the Palestinian territories for Middle East Eye News. He is a graduate of Grand Valley State University with a B.A. in anthropology and a minor in Arabic.

Dave is a serial hobbyist, spending his free time on documentary filmmaking, camping, writing film scores, growing bonsai, dream recollection, and reading. He once hiked the entirety of Isle Royale National Park and never saw a moose.

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