Jerome Vaughn is News Director at 101.9 WDET. He joined WDET in 1992 to help chronicle Detroit's comeback and let people around the world know the truth about his hometown.

Vaughn runs the news internship program, providing opportunities for future public radio producers. He has also served as a mentor for NPR's Next Generation Radio Project. Vaughn has won dozens of awards for his reporting. He was inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame in 2018.

His interest in news reporting began when he was five years old, after his mom bought him a yellow Panasonic ball and chain radio.

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit casino revenue remains down in November

Detroit's three casinos reported $79.1 million in revenue for the month of November — down nearly 24% from November of...

Detroit Evening Report: New federal grants for rail projects to expand Amtrak service in Detroit

Detroit will see some of its Amtrak train service expand in the years ahead, as President Joe Biden announced plans...

Detroit Evening Report: Warming centers, respite locations now open throughout the city

The City of Detroit has opened up warming centers around the city to give residents a break from the cold...

Detroit Evening Report: City’s 97th annual Thanksgiving Day parade to kick off weekend of festivities

Detroiters will be out in force Thursday morning to watch the 97th annual America’s Thanksgiving Day parade.  Subscribe to the...

Detroit Evening Report: Gaming revenue down at Detroit casinos amid strike

Revenue at Detroit’s three casinos fell sharply in October, mainly because of a union strike against the businesses. Subscribe to...

Detroit Evening Report: US House votes to censure Rashida Tlaib over Israel comments

The U.S. House of Representatives voted late Tuesday to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib for her recent comments on the Israel-Hamas...

Detroit Evening Report: New UAW contracts could mean higher vehicle prices for consumers

The recent United Auto Workers strike against automakers may push vehicle prices higher, according to industry analysts. The union won...

Detroit Evening Report: Striking casino workers march on Detroit City Hall

Striking casino workers gathered in the Coleman A Young Municipal Center Tuesday morning to voice their concerns to Detroit City...

Detroit Evening Report: Adam Hollier challenges Shri Thanedar for US House seat

Former state Sen. Adam Hollier (D-Detroit), says he will challenge incumbent Congressman Shri Thanedar in the Democratic primary for Michigan’s...

Detroit Evening Report: MSU establishes new tuition-free program for Michigan residents

A new financial aid program from Michigan State University is making it easier for some students to attend. The school...

Detroit Evening Report: Retired Detroit police chief James Craig officially launches US Senate campaign

Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig has officially announced his intention to run for Michigan’s U.S. Senate seat. Subscribe to...

Detroit Evening Report: Biden arrives in Metro Detroit, meets with UAW members at picket line

President Joe Biden visited Metro Detroit Tuesday afternoon for a historic stop to speak with UAW strikers at a picket...