Author: Tia Graham

Tia Graham is a reporter and Weekend Edition Host for 101.9 WDET. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2014 with a degree in broadcast journalism. She is a native Detroiter and began her news career at WDET. Tia also fills-in for various host positions like Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

If she is not working, she is usually with family. She loves to listen to music and workout. Her favorite hobby is napping.

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services deploys additional assistance to help Henry Ford Health System during the latest COVID-19 surge

A federal medical team will remain on-site for at least 45 days at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital due to a surge of COVID-19 infections. Bob Riney, chief operating officer for Henry Ford, says federal help is needed and wanted during the latest surge of COVID-19 in the state. “But the reality is, we're grateful that..

Grammy-Nominated Producer Filthy Rockwell’s Annual Toy Drive Grows into Community Effort

The nonprofit organization Filthy Cares has teamed up with corporate partners and local businesses to give away Christmas presents.  Grammy Award-winning producer and entrepreneur Filthy Rockwell goes door to door as part of his annual "Adopt-A-Block" program delivering gifts, treats and food to unsuspecting families.  He says he never expected the program to grow into an..

“One Night Without a Bed” Aims to Raise Awareness On the Youth Homelessness Crisis

Through its month-long “One Night Without a Bed” challenge, the Detroit Phoenix Center aims to raise awareness about the youth homelessness crisis.  According to the organization, 4.2 million young people around the world experience homelessness each year. The Phoenix Center is encouraging community members to sleep one night without a bed, anywhere, as long as it's out..

Michigan’s Top Doctor on COVID-19 Surge, Omicron: “Our Best Bet” Is to Get Vaccination Rate Up

Michigan continues to see high COVID-19 case rates as hospitalizations reached a new high Wednesday, eclipsing the previous record for the fifth straight time that the state has reported data. Hospitals are being overwhelmed with the number of patients with nearly 4,700 patients statewide. A U.S. military medical team was deployed to Grand Rapids, Saginaw and..