89.1 WEMU


  • Producer, Host of the Grooveyard

    Daniel is an Ypsilanti native. A graduate of Willow Run Community Schools, he studied American Literature with a minor in Theatre, Media, and Communications at Eastern Michigan University. While his education path has been winding with several...

  • News Director

    Nearly three-quarters of David Fair’s 20+ years in radio has been at WEMU. Since 1994, he has been on the air at 5am each weekday on 89.1 FM as the local host of NPR’s Morning Edition. Over the years, Fair...

  • Host

    Hometown: Oak Park, IL

    Education: Loyola University-Chicago

    After stints at WHFR and WSDS Jeremy joined the WEMU staff in 2005 hosting the weekly Roots & Americana program, The Roots Music Project. When not playing...

  • Host, WEMU's "The In Crowd"

    Jessica Webster is a writer, radio host and dedicated jazz aficionado. As a 25-year veteran of 89.1 FM, WEMU, Jessica got her start as an overnight DJ in college. She hosted a popular program dedicated to jazz vocalists in the 1990s, and most...

  • Host

    Joe Tiboni’ s love affair with the blues began while he was a student at University High School in Ann Arbor in the 1960’ s, listening to blues records along with the rock and roll of the period. The early Ann Arbor Blues Festivals and the...

  • Host, All Things Considered

    Lisa Barry is a reporter, and host of All Things Considered on 89.1 WEMU. Contact her at 734.487.3363, on twitter @LisaWEMU, or email her lbarryma@emich.edu

  • Host

    How It Happened

    My parents enjoyed music. Mom used to sing to us as children and taught us the song as well. We had children's records. I remember being particularly enamored of an album of cowboy songs and a record whose songs taught...

  •  Donor Services Manager 

  • Operations Manager & Host

     Michael Jewett is the long-time host of 89.1 Jazz every weekday afternoon.  Besides his on-air work; Michael is WEMU’s Operations Manager. Mr. Jewett started working for WEMU in 1983. He’s been on the air longer than any other current WEMU...

  • General Manager
  • Host

    Music moves me. Music teaches me. Music saves me.

    In my mixed-up, confused and wandering life nothing has come close to matching the steady influence that music has had on me throughout.

    I’ve gone through all sorts of phases. My...

  • New Media

    Patrik is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and functions as the New Media/Social Media manager for 89.1 WEMU.

    Please contact Patrik regarding any issues with WEMU's online stream, the WEMU app, or our

  • Tom Helmer is a two-time Emmy award winning broadcaster who is currently the play-by-play voice of Eastern Michigan University Football and Basketball. His play-by-play career includes stints behind the microphone calling Major League Baseball...

  • Host

    Wendy Wright has been on the radio at WEMU since April 2000. She served as host of 89.1 Jazz, Sunday mornings from 5-8 a.m. from 2000-June 2007 when she was asked to host From Memphis to Motown.

    An Ann Arbor Native (Dicken,...