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.

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit, Wayne County health officials requesting $227M for mental health care improvements

The Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN) is asking state lawmakers to add funding for mental health care in the...

MichMash: UAW, Detroit automakers expected to have tough negotiations in next contract talks

The United Auto Workers is preparing for what is expected to be very contentious negotiations with the Detroit automakers this fall....

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan Legislature passes ‘red flag’ gun law, heads to Whitmer’s desk

Michigan Democrats in the House and Senate passed gun safety bills for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to sign, accomplishing one of...

Detroit Evening Report: Black Maternal Health Week focuses on reducing pregnancy-related deaths of Black women

This week is Black Maternal Health Week, which brings awareness to the hundreds of Black women dying during pregnancy each...

MichMash: Michigan ranks 4th for white nationalist incidents in the US

The Anti-Defamation League released a report stating that white nationalist organizations targeted the Great Lake state more often than most...

MichMash: Michigan gun owners who support gun laws reform

After the mass shooting at a private Christian grade school that left three students and three adults dead in Nashville,...

Detroit Evening Report: City of Detroit one step closer to investment grade status after Moody’s rating upgrade

Detroit is on the cusp of investment grade status since its recent rating upgrade to Ba1 by bond credit rating...

Detroit Evening Report: African American AP course to be taught in 20 Michigan high schools

Education officials announced 20 Michigan high schools are introducing the new Advanced Placement African American studies course. Listen and Subscribe...

MichMash County Close-up: Oakland

In this episode Oakland County and how it reflects the greater state of Michigan  Accomplishments the 18th District has made...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit’s Proposal N advisory board will finally hold public meetings

The Detroit Demolition Department advisory group that’s in charge of overseeing the $250 million bond to tear down and stabilize...

MichMash: Bucket list bills and pent-up policy make their way through Lansing

In this episode Democrats are seizing the opportunity of their majority to pass bills that have long been in waiting...

Detroit Evening Report: Dearborn investing $30 million in public parks project

The city of Dearborn is spending $30 million to improve and expand public parks. Listen and Subscribe to the Detroit...