Michigan Radio is a service of Michigan Public Media, the public broadcasting company at the University of Michigan. Michigan Radio is: WUOM 91.7 Ann Arbor/Detroit ... See more t WVGR 104.1 Grand Rapids WFUM-FM 91.1 Flint The stations of Michigan Radio are licensed to the Regents of the University of Michigan. Radio began at the University of Michigan in the early 1920s, when the University began producing programs for WWJ in Detroit. The University's strategy at the time wasn't to own stations, but to produce programs for other stations throughout the state. By the early 1940s, the University changed direction and tried to apply for an AM frequency. All AM frequencies were unavailable, so in 1944, Michigan applied for a station at 43.1 MHz in the experimental FM band. The Federal Communications Commission eventually granted a license to Michigan for 91.7 in the newly-designated FM band and WUOM began broadcasting from Angell Hall on the Michigan campus in 1948. The station moved into its new home in the LS&A Building in 1949, where it stayed until 2003. WVGR began broadcasting in December, 1961. WFUM-FM followed in 1985, serving the Flint area. (There was an earlier version of WFUM in Flint for a few years in the 1950's, repeating WUOM from Ann Arbor.) Michigan Radio was a pioneer in educational broadcasting, producing programs in the 1950s and '60s that were heard throughout the country on educational, and some commercial, stations. The station was a charter member of NPR in 1971. From its first days on the air, Michigan Radio's program service consisted of music, news, discussion programs, lectures, dramas and documentaries, most of which were produced in the station's four large studios at the LS&A Building. On July 1st, 1996, Michigan Radio inaugurated a new era, entering its second half-century of broadcasting with a news/talk format. Since then, Michigan Radio has grown to become one of the largest public radio stations in the country, with 451,000 weekly listeners to the stations (Fall 2005).

Michigan Radio is Your NPR News Station. 91.7 WUOM Ann Arbor/Detroit, 91.1 WFUM FM Flint, 104.1 WVGR West Michigan. Updates by the whole Michigan Radio team.

Michigan Radio is the public broadcasting service of the University of Michigan. Michigan Radio is dedicated to covering the news stories that affect our lives as citizens of Michigan, and helping our listeners better understand their state, nation and world. Listen live online! http://www.michiganradio.org/listen_mp3.html

Michigan Radio is the state’s most listened-to public radio service. We simulcast programming on three FM transmitters…91.7 FM in Southeast Michigan, 91.1 FM in Flint, and 104.1 FM in West Michigan, with a broadcast signal that reaches 80% of Michigan’s population. Our stations serve approximately 500,000 listeners each week across southern Michigan, and a worldwide audience through our online audio stream. Michigan Radio also provides an in-depth online news service that provides updated news stories throughout the day to over 100,000 unique users per month at michiganradio.org.

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