Media Meet

Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Hosted by Bill Hart, this weekly public affairs program delves into the issues that are important to the people of the Upper Great Lakes Region. During the half-hour program, local media representatives, community leaders and special guests of regional, national and international prominence engage in intelligent discussion and candid debate regarding topics of local interest.

Media Meet Schedule       

September 3 & 4 - Congressman Jack Bergman - An opportunity to get to know your new representative. Guest host Walt Lindala and media guest TV6 anchor Greg Trick ask the congressman about health care, veterans, and other issues important to Michigan’s 1st District.

September 10 & 11 - Michigan Senate Update State Senators Tom Casperson, of the Upper Peninsula’s 38th District, and Darwin Booher, of the northwestern Lower Peninsula’s 35th District, discuss Michigan’s budget, infrastructure, and jobs. 

September 17 & 18 - Congressman Jack Bergman - An opportunity to get to know your new representative. Guest host Walt Lindala and media guest TV6 anchor Greg Trick ask the congressman about health care, veterans, and other issues important to Michigan’s 1st District. (repeat)

September 24 & 25 - Vatican Science A discussion of science and current issues with a priest who is, in fact, a scientist and lecturer for the Vatican. Our guest is acclaimed Astronomer and Director of the Vatican Observatory, Brother Guy Consolmagno. (Repeat from July)

October 1 & 2 - U.P. Moose Update Guests discuss how moose have fared in the Upper Peninsula since the 1980s ‘Moose Lift.’ Where are they now, what have we learned about them, and what’s their future?
 

Airs Sundays at 7:30 am et Repeats Mondays at 3:30 pm et

Program topics are subject to change in order to cover timely news and events. Media Meet podcasts available at WNMUFM.ORG                  

Credit wnmu

wnmufm.org

An opportunity to get to know your new representative. Guest host Walt Lindala and media guest TV6 anchor Greg Trick ask the congressman about health care, veterans, and other issues important to Michigan’s 1st District.

Rep. Scott Dianda

Aug 28, 2017
wnmufm.org

A look at business development, jobs, education, healthcare and other issues and topics with the Upper Peninsula's 110th District House member, representing six counties and a part of another. Three of those Western U.P. counties rate among the most economically challenged in the state.

A look at online threats to children and efforts to boost social media awareness among parents and concerned adults.
 

A review of factors informing an upcoming ballot proposal to update the public library in Marquette. The proposal calls for a $4.2 million bond over 15 years. The vote is Tuesday, August 8. 

Vatican Science

Jul 10, 2017
wnmufm.org

A discussion of science and current issues with a priest who is, in fact, a scientist and lecturer for the Vatican. Our guest is acclaimed Astronomer and Director of the Vatican Observatory, Brother Guy Consolmagno.

Wind Energy

Jun 28, 2017
wnmufm.org

The leader in the deployment of large-scale renewable energy is examined, along with current headwinds -- political, environmental and aesthetic. 

Elder Abuse

Jun 15, 2017
wnmufm.org

It’s a crime that affects our communities every day. Experts discuss the frequency, consequences and prevention of a growing elder abuse problem. Guests: Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress Long-Term Care Programs Director Mark Bomberg, Retired UPCAP Quality Assurance Specialist Cathy Klintworth, Michigan State Police Community Service Trooper Dale Hongisto and Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Wiese.

wnmufm.org

A look at how children grieve the loss of a friend or loved one and constructive efforts to help them through it. Guests: Upper Peninsula Children's Bereavement Network Board Member Jean Hetrick, Camp Star Assistant Director Martha Process, Clinical Psychologist Dr. Gregory Jones, and Marquette Area Public Schools Counselor Patti Kawarski. 

Broadband Project

May 15, 2017
wnmufm.org

An account of the development, issues and implications of a state sponsored expansion of educational broadband in the Upper Peninsula by Northern Michigan University.

wnmufm.org

Representatives of several organizations and agencies discuss efforts and challenges in preventing substance abuse in Middle School, High School and College age youth.

Pages