Hernz Laguerre Jr. is a Multimedia Journalist at 101.9 WDET. He is one of the co-host for "Detroit Evening Report," one of the weekend anchors for "Weekend Edition," the producer for our political podcast, "MichMash," and reports on arts, culture and politics. Hernz graduated from Syracuse University: S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with his bachelors in broadcast and digital journalism and his masters in television, radio and film.

MichMash: How will lawmakers respond to recent mass shootings in Michigan?

Despite gun legislation introduced after last year's shooting on Michigan State University's campus, recent mass shootings in southeast Michigan are...

Detroit Evening Report: Whitmer launches task force to address gun violence in Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is establishing a gun violence prevention task force for Michigan to address and reduce instances of gun...

Detroit Evening Report: Whooping cough cases on the rise, Stellantis requests factory emission increase + more

This episode of the Detroit Evening Report includes the rise of whooping cough cases in Southeast Michigan, Stellantis seeking an increase...

MichMash: Educators unhappy with Michigan Legislature on school funding

Teachers and educators are opposed to Michigan lawmakers' recent state funding plan. MichMash host Cheyna Roth and Gongwer News Service's...

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan Central reopens; Detroit chosen for Sustainable Cities Challenge and more

On the latest episode of the Detroit Evening Report, we cover the grand reopening of Michigan Central Station; Detroit being selected...

MichMash: Michigan false electors case drags on; state of small business in Michigan

The preliminary examinations ended this week for the six Michigan individuals charged with submitting fake electoral votes for the 2020...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit officials accepting redevelopment proposals for former Packard Plant site

The city of Detroit and the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC) announced a request for proposals to redevelop several areas...

MichMash: Whitmer announces energy and housing initiatives at Mackinac Policy Conference

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced housing and energy savings are coming to Michigan during the 2024 Mackinac Policy Conference. MichMash host...

Detroit Evening Report: Student encampment at WSU; Detroit People Mover Raid Train and more

On the latest episode of the Detroit Evening Report, we cover the pro-Palestinian encampment on Wayne State University's campus; the Detroit...

MichMash: Is the Michigan Democratic Party doing enough to attract Black voters?

As a major battleground state, presidential candidates President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump have been making visits to...

MichMash: The 2024 Mackinac Policy Conference preview

The 2024 Mackinac Policy Conference is only a few weeks away, and we here at MichMash will be increasing our...

Detroit Evening Report: Wayne County Clerk removes Adam Hollier from congressional ballot

Former Michigan state Sen. Adam Hollier failed to file enough voter signatures to land a spot on the congressional ballot,...