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.Follow @HerbergRadio
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Oct. 18, 2017
Hear how the candidates introduced themselves in one minute at a Detroit voter forum.
Oct. 16, 2017
Even when the school board isn’t up for election, education is still a big issue for many Detroiters.
Oct. 6, 2017
Three Detroiters’ ideas for how city leaders could improve the neighborhoods.
Sept. 27, 2017
Some of Detroit’s senior residents are bored and feel stuck in the city.
Sept. 20, 2017 on CultureShift
Jewish “high holiday” services to be held at the former Temple Beth El building for first time in more than 40 years.
Sept. 19, 2017
Getting landlords to pay taxes is still one issue.
Sept. 15, 2017 on CultureShift
This eastside neighborhood grew community by turning cut-down trees into art.
Aug. 23, 2017 on StoryCorps Detroit
One new Detroiter tells of the dramatic welcome gift she received from a woman in her 90s, now her “best friend” here.