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: Secretary Benson on presidential primaries, election security

 The 2024 election season is underway with the presidential primary coming earlier than in previous election cycles. MichMash host...

MichMash: Michigan House Speaker Joe Tate on redistricting, 2024 agenda

This year marks a new venture with WDET and Gongwer News Service, combining forces to create a new and improved...

Detroit Evening Report: City awarded $14.5M in grants for five development projects

City leaders announced Wednesday that Detroit received $14.5 million in grants from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to support...

MichMash: Kristina Karamo faces backlash from Michigan Republicans

Michigan GOP Chairwoman Kristina Karamo is facing backlash from her fellow party members, with a vote to potentially oust her...

Detroit Evening Report: Study finds Michigan cities have above average winter heating bills in the nation

After a mild December, temperatures are starting to drop in metro Detroit. As the heat goes up, Michigan residents find...

MichMash: New research explores Michigan’s path to a prosperous future

What are the keys to a prosperous Michigan? Eric Lupher, president and secretary of The Citizens Research Council of Michigan,...

MichMash: Michigan politics in 2023 and what’s to come in 2024

2023 has had some major political news stories, and 2024 will be no different. Sarah Rahal, City Hall reporter for...

Detroit Evening Report: New Year’s Eve celebrations in metro Detroit

Weam Namou is the writer and director of the film "Pomegranate." It’s a story about an Iraqi woman struggling to...

Detroit Evening Report: Senate bill aims to excuse ‘mental health’ absences from Michigan schools

A state Senate bill proposed in January of this year would allow K-12 public school students in Michigan to get...

MichMash: Gov. Whitmer unveils new vehicle rebate plan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently unveiled plans for a new tax rebate for those who purchase electric vehicles. Automotive News' Jake...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit awarded $25M grant to improve bus safety, accessibility

The City of Detroit received $24.8 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation this week to improve safety...

MichMash: Loophole in law discouraging threats against health workers has some worried

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last week signed legislation to increase fines for people who assault health care workers, but some...