Quinn Klinefelter is a host and Senior News Editor for 101.9 WDET, anchoring midday newscasts and preparing reports for WDET, NPR and the BBC. Klinefelter joined WDET in 1998 after earning a M.A. from the nation's top-ranked journalism school, the University of Missouri-Columbia, and working as a sports correspondent for BBC Radio 4 and as a talk show host, anchor and reporter for Wisconsin Public Radio.

He has won over 50 awards for his work from groups including CBS Radio, the Associated Press, the Wisconsin and Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the Society of Professional Journalists. He has covered government and politics for WDET, including interviewing numerous presidential candidates, Michigan governors and every Detroit mayor elected in the 21st century. He also regularly reports on sports and entertainment, including covering 20 editions of the Indianapolis 500.

He was literally on top of the news when he finished an interview with then-Senator Bob Dole by stepping on his shoes.

Trial begins for Oxford school shooter’s mother, Jennifer Crumbley

Testimony began Thursday in the involuntary manslaughter trial for the mother whose son shot and killed his classmates at Oxford...

Jury selection for Jennifer Crumbley trial underway Tuesday

Jury selection is underway in the first of two trials for the parents of Ethan Crumbley, who killed classmates at...

Judge to allow testimony, video from Oxford school shooting at Crumbley trials

An Oakland County judge is allowing prosecutors to present testimony and video from the 2021 shooting at Oxford High School...

Detroit Lions gear up for first home playoff game in over 30 years

The NFL begins its post-season this weekend with several compelling story lines beyond touchdowns and tackles.  Perhaps none more so...

Detroit Council Member Gabriela Santiago-Romero looks ahead to 2024, highlights 2023 wins

Officials in Detroit's city government are preparing for a busy year that will include both a presidential and U.S. Senate...

Michigan Wolverines to face off against Washington in college football championship

The No. 1 University of Michigan will compete against No. 2 University of Washington on Monday night in the College...

Michigan Republicans vote to remove state GOP chair Kristina Karamo in contested meeting

The Michigan GOP is locked in an internal struggle over its leadership as a faction of party leaders voted to...

Detroit Council President Pro Tem James Tate talks affordable housing, 2024 agenda and more

Detroit City Council is beginning 2024 with several issues on their agenda.  Council President Pro Tempore James Tate says among...

State Rep. Dylan Wegela: Funding to erase $12M Inkster school debt rights ‘historic’ wrong

Officials in Inkster are celebrating funding approved by the Michigan Legislature and Gov. Whitmer that erases nearly $12 million of...

Judge weighs whether to hold simultaneous trials for Ethan Crumbley’s parents

An Oakland County judge is weighing whether to hold simultaneous, separate trials for the parents of the teen who killed...

Michigan judge sentences Oxford High School shooter to life without parole

The Michigan teen whose murderous rampage took the lives of four classmates at Oxford High School in November 2021, will...

Detroit on track for fewest homicides in more than 50 years, officials say

Detroit and Wayne County officials this week reported an 18% reduction in the number of homicides in the city this...