Laura Herberg


Community Reporter

Laura Herberg came to WDET as an intern in the production department in 2010 and stuck around until she was hired full-time six years later. In 2017, she was named the Michigan Associated Press Best Reporter for radio broadcasting. In 2012, Herberg was awarded a SoundCloud Fellowship for her project, Listen to Detroit. She is the creator of the podcast Complete Me and a “counselor” for the local listening group, Radio Campfire. Herberg learned the craft of radio storytelling at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, she received her B. A. in Psychology at Lewis & Clark College and she is currently working toward her Master of Urban Planning at Wayne State University.

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Recent Posts

StoryCorps Detroit Special 2018

Nov. 22, 2018

Stories from Detroiters about art on the Hudson Building, converting to Islam, working in an auto parts factory as a woman and more.