Because We Care

Because We Care” focuses on caregiving in metro Detroit. 

Supported by Tight Knit, an initiative of the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation.

With: Amanda LeClaire

Between Takes

On Between Takes you will hear 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.

Supported by Flagstar Bank.

With: Nargis Hakim Rahman

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. 

Detroit ‘67: A Reflection

WDET is reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the 1967 riots with stories and photos from people in the community who lived through this historic event.

With: WDET News

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

With: Nargis Hakim Rahman

Detroit Journalism Cooperative

The DJC is a partnership of six media outlets focused on telling critical stories of Detroit and creating engagement opportunities on-air, online and in the community. View the partners work at

Support for this project comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Renaissance Journalism’s Michigan Reporting Initiative and the Ford Foundation.



Ed Love | 60 Years of Jazz in Detroit

Ed Love is a musical institution. Generations of Detroiters know Ed as the voice who guided us through almost 60 years of “Destination Jazz: The Ed Love Program”, playing the classics and introducing us to new music each week on WDET-FM.

Now, into his sixth decade of radio, Love is still working, introducing yet another generation to the jazz tradition and the power of music.

In 2020, Ed Love reached 60 years on the air. Check out tributes and accolades for his six decades of radio.

Framed by WDET 101.9 FM

A series of traveling audio-visual exhibitions that integrate photography and audio storytelling to present the stories of ethnic and cultural communities throughout the Detroit region. Produced by WDET 101.9 FM.

Supported by individual contributions, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, The Kresge Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and our series sponsors.



How’s Detroit Doing?

With voices, data, news, and experiences, WDET is answering the question “How’s Detroit Doing?”

Support for WDET’s work with The Detroit Journalism Cooperative comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Renaissance Journalism’s Michigan Reporting Initiative and the Ford Foundation.



In The Groove

WDET’s award-winning original series In The Groove talks with creatives from all walks of life to reflect on the soundtracks of their lives — the first record they bought with their own money to what’s on their playlist today.

Latest in Local

Longtime music journalist Jeff Milo shares new music discoveries from the Detroit-area music scene. 

With: Jeff Milo

Michigan Election Results

Election results for Michigan local, state and federal elections. Bookmark this page for election results.

Michigan Public Radio Network

The Michigan Public Radio Network is a consortium of 10 licensed public broadcasters with 31 transmitters serving nearly 900,000 listeners statewide. MPRN stations are committed to sharing resources to get news and information to public radio listeners all across Michigan.

Next Chapter Detroit


Next Chapter Detroit is a place to explore and understand the city’s bankruptcy, its impact on people and neighborhoods and its long-term implications. Powered by coverage and conversations from the media outlets of the Detroit Journalism Cooperative, Next Chapter Detroit provides fact-based reporting from trusted sources and opportunities for citizen engagement and is presented by WDET, Detroit’s Public Radio Station.

Presented by WDET in partnership with the Detroit Journalism Cooperative.

Support for this project comes from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Renaissance Journalism’s Michigan Reporting Initiative and the Ford Foundation.




Policy Meets the People: MI Voice, MI Vote

The Policy Meets The People – MI Voice, MI Vote series gives metro Detroiters an opportunity to find out how key legislation, laws and policies created in Lansing affect their daily lives.

Sam’s Jams

Each week, WDET creative producer and longtime Detroit musician, Sam Beaubien, digs through the archives to bring you a song you might not have heard before, but are sure to love! Catch it live Monday and Thursday on CultureShift.

With: Sam Beaubien

StoryCorps Detroit

Giving people of all backgrounds the opportunity to record meaningful conversations, StoryCorps seeks to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.​ StoryCorps Detroit showcases interviews that were recorded when the MobileBooth stopped in at the Detroit Institute of Arts in the summer of 2017. Those conversations are podcast here.



With: WDET Staff

Summer Field Trip

CultureShift’s Summer Field Trip takes you out of the studio and around town to highlight some of the coolest spots in the region.

With: CultureShift

We Are ‘DET

Station news, announcements and more from your WDET team.

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