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 charter schools offering $100K salaries to qualified teachers

The Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences is offering 18 certified educators a $100,000 salary for next school year as...

MichMash: Republican State Rep. James DeSana calls out systemic corruption within party

There appears to be infighting in the Michigan Republican Party as State Rep. James DeSana called out his colleagues for...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit Heals Detroit celebrates Healing Hub grand opening with block party

Detroit Heals Detroit is celebrating the grand opening of their Healing Hub with a free block party this Sunday from...

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan Senate approves ban on drivers using cell phones

The Michigan Senate voted Wednesday to ban drivers in the state from using or holding their cellphones while operating a...

MichMash County Close-up: Wayne County

For MichMash's second edition of County Close-up, host Cheyna Roth zooms into Michigan's most populous county: Wayne County. Wayne County...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit announces $8M tree removal program

Detroit city officials announced a new $8.3 million tree cleanup for homeowners. Listen and Subscribe to the Detroit Evening Report...

Detroit Evening Report: Gilbert Foundation’s eviction defense fund surpasses 6K households goal early

The Gilbert Family Foundation's eviction defense fund program connected more than 6,400 households to free legal support, already surpassing its...

New book ‘Paper Valley’ explains the clash between environmental science and politics

Retired wildlife biologist and environmental consultant David Allen II, and environmental journalist and communications specialist Susan Campbell released their book...

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...