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: University of Michigan making plans to replace striking educators

It’s the summer of strikes. Not just in Hollywood, but also here in Michigan. The Detroit News reporters Kim Kozlowski...

MichMash: Michigan’s no-fault insurance ruling means changes for pre-reform auto crash survivors

In a 5-2 ruling last month, the Michigan Supreme sided with a lower court's decision that car crash survivors critically...

Detroit Evening Report: Nonprofit to provide temporary housing units to combat youth homelessness in Detroit

To help combat youth homelessness in Detroit, nonprofit Detroit Phoenix Center has partnered with Methodist Children’s Home Society to provide...

Detroit Evening Report: Universal free meal program for Michigan students officially in state budget

Michigan public schools will offer free meals to all preschool through high school students this upcoming school year. Subscribe to...

MichMash: Unorthodox recall petitions filed against state lawmakers

The executive director of Voters Not Politicians, Jamie Lyons-Eddy, is calling the recall petitions against eight Michigan lawmakers anti-democratic. Jon...

Detroit Evening Report: Beyoncé donating $100,000 to fund scholarships for Detroit tech school

Beyoncé is donating $100,000 in scholarship funding for 10 students at the Detroit School of Digital Technology. Subscribe to the...

MichMash: Congress shows bipartisan concern over electric vehicle testing in China

As electric vehicles increase in production and popularity, autonomous vehicle testing from China is having both Republicans and Democrats concerned....

Crossing the Lines: Waffle Café Detroit puts a spin on a breakfast staple

This story is part of WDET’s Crossing the Lines: Live6 series, exploring the neighborhoods around the intersection of Six Mile...

Whitmer signs bills to make carry-out cocktails permanent, allows alcohol sales at college stadiums

A provision to make alcohol more accessible to help Michigan bars and restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic was made permanent....

MichMash: State of student loans in America

Even before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against President Joe Biden’s plans for student debt relief, Michigan lawmakers have been...

Detroit Evening Report: Gov. Whitmer launches new education-focused department MiLEAP

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has launched a new education program that promotes pre-kindergarten access and higher education in Michigan. Subscribe to...

MichMash County Close-up: Macomb County

For the third edition of County Close-up, MichMash zooms into Michigan's third most populous county: Macomb County. County Executive Mark...