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: Heidelberg Project lays off staff, plans to sell headquarters after facing financial hardship

The world-renowned Heidelberg Project has laid off staff and paused their educational program due to financial strain exacerbated by the...

MichMash: Did MSU officials mishandle the Mel Tucker sexual harassment scandal?

 Michigan State University officials has begun the process of firing its head football coach, Mel Tucker, following allegations of...

MichMash: State Rep. Angela Witwer’s ties to PR firm under scrutiny

  State Rep. Angela Witwer (D-Delta Twp.) and her close ties with Edge Partnerships are under a microscope due to...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit developer constructing $14M mixed-use building in Midtown

Developer Greatwater Opportunity Capitol shared their plan for a mixed-use development in Detroit's Midtown district. Subscribe to the Detroit Evening...

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan Legislature introduces bills to limit gun access for convicted domestic violence abusers

Michigan lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday to restrict gun access for those convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors. Subscribe to the...

MichMash: Detroit Free Press conducted background checks on Michigan lawmakers

The controversies surrounding embattled U.S. Rep. George Santos — including those mentioned in a vulnerability report that was obtained by...

Detroit Evening Report: Gov. Whitmer advocates for guaranteed paid leave in Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is calling on Michigan lawmakers to create a new program expanding family and medical leave. Subscribe to...

MichMash: Sen. Debbie Stabenow discusses passing the torch to the next generation

When U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow announced earlier this year her plans to retire after her current term ends, she said...

MichMash: How are Michigan lawmakers connected to Trump’s election fraud indictment in Georgia?

Former President Donald Trump's recent set of criminal charges involves the efforts to deny the legitimacy of the votes of...

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan farmers call on state lawmakers to pass ‘right to repair’ bill

Michigan farmers are urging the state Legislature to pass a bill that would allow them to fix their own equipment...

Detroit Evening Report: DPSCD proposes transferring frequently absent students to local schools to reduce chronic absenteeism

A new proposal from Detroit public school officials aims to stop chronic absenteeism in the district. Subscribe to the Detroit...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit’s Osborn neighborhood offering community-led affordable housing

The city of Detroit, the Osborn Neighborhood Alliance and additional funders are redeveloping vacant duplexes in the Osborn neighborhood. Subscribe...