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.

CuriosiD: What’s the story behind Black motorcycle clubs in Detroit?

WDET’s CuriosiD series answers your questions about everything Detroit. Subscribe to CuriosiD on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, NPR.org or wherever you get your podcasts. In this episode of CuriosiD,...

Judge rules Oxford school shooter Ethan Crumbley eligible for life sentence, despite age

Sometimes a crime is so heinous, and its effect on a community so traumatic, that the person responsible should face...

Biden, Trump making Metro Detroit appearances this week to speak to UAW members during strike

The United Auto Workers' ongoing strike against Detroit’s automakers collides with presidential politics this week. President Joe Biden echoes the...

Former Rep. Mike Rogers joins US Senate race to replace Debbie Stabenow

Former Michigan Congressman Mike Rogers wants to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow next year, which would make him the...

Biden’s top economic advisor urges Detroit automakers and UAW to avoid a strike

The Biden administration’s top economic adviser is echoing the president’s call for automakers and the United Auto Workers union to...

A new COVID-19 variant has been found in Washtenaw County. How dangerous is it?

Federal health officials are tracking a new variant of COVID-19 that could possibly spread rapidly and not be stopped by...

UAW president on contract talks: ‘We’re ready to get our economic justice’

Members of the United Auto Workers are voting this week on whether to authorize a strike if it does not...

UAW hosts rally in Warren as members prepare to vote on a possible strike

United Auto Workers members will vote this week on whether to authorize a strike if the union cannot reach a...

Miller hearing for Oxford school shooter Ethan Crumbley enters fourth week

A pre-sentencing hearing resumes this week for the teen who killed four classmates during a shooting rampage at Oxford High...

Oxford school shooter Ethan Crumbley’s Miller hearing to resume this week

A hearing continues this week to determine whether the teen who killed four classmates at Oxford High School in November...

Judge will decide if Oxford school shooter Ethan Crumbley will face life without parole sentence

A judge will decide this week if school shooter Ethan Crumbley, who killed four classmates and injured several more people...

Former Detroit firefighter and police pension chair reflects on personal cost of city’s bankruptcy

This month marks 10 years since Detroit became the largest U.S. city to ever file for bankruptcy. Then-emergency manager Kevyn...