Michigan Public is the public radio station licensed to the Regents of the University of Michigan. The station airs news and information content 24 hours per day, seven days per week via five FM signals: WUOM 91.7 FM in Southeast Michigan, WFUM 91.1 FM in Flint, WRSX 91.3 FM in Port Huron, WLNZ 89.7 FM in Lansing and WVGR 104.1 FM in West Michigan. Michigan Public’s reach is further extended via its news website, online streaming, mobile phone apps, and social media profiles.
In addition to carrying daily news programming from national and international public radio news outlets, such as National Public Radio (NPR), American Public Media (APM), and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Michigan Public produces and distributes its own local journalism content with an awarding-winning team of journalists based at news bureaus in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, and Grand Rapids.
Mission & Vision
Michigan Public’s mission is to uncover the facts, share the stories, and create the connections that give meaning to our complex world. This is part of our vision for an informed and engaged Michigan.
Michigan Public holds itself to the highest standards of journalism in order to provide the public with the most honest and relevant news possible. This includes maintaining a strict editorial independence, free from influence or regulation by its financial supporters, licensee, or any other entity.
Michigan Public is consistently recognized for its journalism work with local, regional, and national awards. A complete list of awards can be found here.
The University of Michigan was one of the first educational institutions in the United States to apply for an FM broadcast license, signing on to the air for the first time in July 1948. More on the station’s history can be found here.
Annual Report to the Community
Michigan Public makes a series of documents and information accessible to the public as part of its responsibility to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Federal Communications Commission.
Michigan Public does its very best to protect the privacy of its website users. More about information gathering and dissemination practices for all websites owned or operated by Michigan Public can be found here.