David Fair

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 has had the opportunity to interview nationally and internationally known politicians, activists and celebrities. But he feels the most important features and interviews have been with those who live and work here at home. He believes his professional passions and desires fit perfectly into WEMU’s commitment to serving a local audience.

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Cinema Chat

Jan 12, 2012

Awards nominees...and more awards nominees top this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

This week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU focuses on the finding new uses for the things you no longer want, rather than just throwing them away.

Reviewing environmental accomplishments during Rick Snyder's first year as Governor.

Cinema Chat

Jan 5, 2012

Projections for the new year, new releases, more awards buzz, and special screenings on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Saving water saves energy.  Find out more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

What to do about the increasing white tailed deer population in Michigan.

Cinema Chat

Dec 22, 2011

Golden Globe nominees, new releases, and special holiday flicks on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Cinema Chat

Dec 15, 2011

Sundance returns to Ann Arbor!

Taking the craziness out of gift giving this Christmas.

Battle in state legislature over managment and use of public lands.

Cinema Chat

Dec 8, 2011

Fundraising underway for motion picture museum; Sundance preview; special screenings and new releases.

Reducing waste and energy usage as we ramp up for the holidays.

Cinema Chat

Dec 1, 2011

Independent Spirit Awards, special screeings, and more on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

How much genetically modified food do you eat?

Keeping the media in check when reporting on climate change.

Cinema Chat

Nov 17, 2011

 Billy Crystal is back hosting the Oscars!

Cinema Chat

Nov 10, 2011

Oscar shake-up!  Check out this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Wood burning stoves are not the smelly smoke and soot belchers they used to be, and can help save money on energy costs.   

Reframing the climate change debate


Cinema Chat

Nov 3, 2011

Christmas movies that could be, special screenings, and new releases on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.

The University of Michigan Student Assembly has approved a resolution asking the university to ban the sale of bottled water on campus.   Hear more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.  Our guest is the Chair of the MSA's Environmental Issues Committee, Maggie Oliver.

The University of Michigan is increasing its committment to environmental sustainability.  Hear more about it on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.   Our guest is the University of Michigan's Executive Director of the Office of Campus Sustainability, Terry Alexander.