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 2018 and 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 is currently working toward her Master of Urban Planning at Wayne State University.

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Recent Posts

Voter Voices on Transit

Oct. 20, 2017

From limited routes to faulty apps, transit in Detroit persists as an issue for voters…and candidates.

Voter Voices on Education

Oct. 16, 2017

Even when the school board isn’t up for election, education is still a big issue for many Detroiters.