Sascha Raiyn reports on education, children and families at 101.9 WDET. She has worked as a reporter/producer for the WSHU Public Radio Group serving Connecticut and New York, as an Investigative News Producer for WJBK Fox 2 and at the Detroit Free Press.

She is a native Detroiter who grew up listening to news and music programming on 101.9 WDET. She studied at the University of Michigan Dearborn.

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan Senate adopts Reproductive Health Care Act bill

The Michigan Senate approved a bill on Thursday to roll back abortion restrictions remaining on the books to reflect the...

DER Weekends: How Latinx Detroiters made their mark on the city

On the latest episode of the Detroit Evening Report Weekends, CultureShift host Tia Graham shares voices from the local Latino community....

Detroit Evening Report: Jewish, Muslim orgs in metro Detroit heighten security after social media threats

Local Jewish and Muslim organizations braced themselves Friday as global calls for violence circulated on social media in the wake...

Detroit polling locations largely not accessible to disabled voters, audit finds

In 2022, Detroit Disability Power worked with the Carter Center to gauge how accessible Metro Detroit’s polling sites were for...

Detroit Evening Report: UAW halts strike expansion, citing substantial progress

United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain announced Friday the union would not expand its strike against Detroit’s Big Three this...

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan Supreme Court rules judges must use preferred pronouns

The Michigan Supreme Court has adopted a new rule that will require judges and court personnel to address people who...

DER Weekends: UMA works to build Detroit’s next generation of techno legends

On the latest episode of DER Weekends, former WDET reporter Juma Sei visited the opening of a music school that...

Detroit Evening Report: Expanded UAW strike includes 13 Stellantis and GM locations in Michigan

One week after the United Auto Workers started its strike against the Detroit automakers, the union has extended the walk...

DER Weekends: The history and legacy of iconic Detroit TV show ‘The Scene’

In the latest episode of DER Weekends, WDET’s Tia Graham explores The Scene, a local TV show that was a cultural...

DER Weekends: Bengali Harlem

 The film ‘In Search of Bengali Harlem’ documents comedian Alaudin Ullah's search for his Bengali father.  What Ullah and...

Detroit Evening Report: 250k without power after severe storms in Metro Detroit

 Severe thunderstorms Thursday night dumped heavy rains on areas of Metro Detroit, which was already dealing with flooding from...

Author Reda Taleb is working to change the world for incarcerated people and their children

Reda Taleb calls herself a “decarceration” advocate. “We are really stepping away from, in an intentional way, using mass incarceration...