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: Poll shows dramatic drop in Arab American support for Biden amid Gaza crisis

A recent poll from the Arab American Institute found a sharp decline in support for President Joe Biden among Arab...

MichMash: Institutional Desecration Act aims to increase penalties for hate crimes in Michigan

Vandalism against places of worship, schools and other cultural institutions would receive more penalties under the proposed Institutional Desecration Act....

Detroit Evening Report: Autoworkers reach tentative deal with Ford

 The United Auto Workers union reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford Motor Company on Wednesday — a deal...

MichMash: Michigan lawmakers want to regulate AI

The Michigan House of Representatives is looking to regulate artificial intelligence ahead of the 2024 elections. State Rep. Penelope Tsernoglou...

Detroit Evening Report: City secures funding to extend water affordability plan

The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department's income-based water affordability plan is being extended another two years after the city reportedly...

MichMash: UAW’s unconventional yet effective strategy

The United Auto Workers strike against Detroit's Big Three automakers is a month in, and UAW President Shawn Fain's strategy...

Detroit Evening Report: Residents begin advisory council elections to guide $3B development

The first two Community Benefits Ordinance meetings of Detroit residents living in the area of a planned $3 billion New...

MichMash: Enbridge frustrated by lengthy delay in Line 5 tunnel project

Enbridge Energy last week sought help from a state oversight panel due to the “inexplicably lethargic” permit review by federal...

Detroit Evening Report: New Michigan law will require lead testing for young children

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two bills into law this week that will require lead testing for young children to...

MichMash: Democrat Karen Whitsett facing backlash over abortion stance

Democratic State Rep. Karen Whitsett is opposed to her party's attempt to strip abortion restrictions from state law. Bridge Michigan's...

Detroit Evening Report: MDHHS caseworkers picket over lack of resources, staffing

Caseworkers from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services held an informational picket on Wednesday in response to ongoing...

MichMash: Analyzing the UAW’s strike strategy

The summer of strikes ends with UAW joining the fray. The United Autoworkers members have been on strike for a...