Podcasts & Series



A series for the inquisitive. You ask the questions and WDET’s news team helps you find answers.

With: WDET News

Detroit Evening Report

The Detroit Evening Report is a 3-minute daily round-up of the news that city residents need to know. Stories focus on the concerns, problems, passions and needs of Detroiters — specifically residents of color. Hosted By: Sascha Raiyn, Jerome Vaughn, Bre’Anna Tinsley, Nargis Rahman and Hernz Laguerre.

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Un-jumbling Michigan issues and discuss how statewide news stories affect you.

Science of Grief

A podcast that makes space for young adults to share stories, science, and solutions for those who are exploring their grief and mental health.

With: Natasha T. Miller

StoryCorps Detroit

StoryCorps Detroit showcases interviews between Detroiters recorded for a national oral history project.

With: Sascha Raiyn, Laura Herberg

The Metro

The Metro

With: Nick Austin, Tia Graham
Mon-Fri, 11 a.m. – noon
“The Metro” covers local and regional news and current affairs, arts and cultural events and topics, with a commitment to airing perspectives and uncovering stories underreported by mainstream media in Detroit.

Tracked and Traced

You are being surveilled. In the street, at home, on your phone. Police, governments, and corporations are collecting more data than ever before in the name of safety and security.

Twisted Storytellers

Real people, true stories, recorded live. Curated from the Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers stage show.

With: Satori Shakoor


Artist Next Door

The Artist Next Door illuminates and celebrates Detroit area artists from a variety of cultural backgrounds and disciplines to enhance awareness and understanding of our communities and cultures.

With: Ryan Patrick Hooper

Made possible by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs

Between Takes

Hear behind-the-scenes stories from iconic musicians in Detroit’s legendary music scene.

With: Sam Beaubien

Communities of Hope

Communities of Hope highlights people from Metro Detroit’s communities of color who persevered through the pandemic. From entrepreneurs who launched new businesses to individuals who leaped in to volunteer, explore how Metro Detroiters from minority communities rose above the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis.
With: Nargis Hakim Rahman
Supported by Flagstar Bank

Coronavirus in Michigan

101.9 WDET, Detroit’s NPR Station, is committed to providing accurate, up-to-date information on coronavirus, and it’s related illness COVID-19, in Michigan.

Crossing the Lines

Crossing the Lines is an exploration of what unites us and divides us as people and as a region.

Detroit Documenters

Detroit Documenters trains and pays highly engaged citizens to participate in the newsgathering process and contribute to a new public record for the city. Learn more and sign up at Documenters.org

Documenters is a collaboration between WDET 101.9 FM, City Bureau, Citizen Detroit, Detroit Detroit, Detroit Free Press, and Outlier Media.

With: Nargis Hakim Rahman

Michigan Election Results

Election results for Michigan local, state and federal elections. Bookmark this page for up-to-date election results.

WDET presents Reckoning 375

Reckoning 375

“Reckoning 375” is a miniseries from “Detroit Today” that explores the history behind — and repercussions of — the construction of I-375 and what the replacement project will entail.


Stories of healing through tending the land, ourselves and one another.

With: Annamarie Sysling

Sam’s Jams

The weekly song selection of WDET’s creative producer Sam Beaubien, a longtime Detroit musician who also helms the soul-funk band Will Sessions.

Voter Information Center

101.9 WDET is committed to offering trusted, accurate information on voting, ballot access, candidates and key issues.

WDET Book Club

Currently reading: The U.S. Constitution
Read along and engage with us online, on the radio and at events throughout the region.

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