Michigan Public Radio Network (MPRN) State Capitol Reporter Jake Neher has joined public radio station WDET-FM (Detroit).
In his new postion, Neher will serve as producer for WDET’s daily talk show Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson. In addition, he will be doing feature reporting and working on special projects.
Neher told MAB/MAPB “It has been a privilege to cover the state Capitol for public radio stations across Michigan for the past four years. I’ve had the opportunity to witness the passage of several pieces of historic legislation and other momentous events up close and alongside great journalists who make up the Capitol press corps. I look forward to continue to contribute to the Michigan Public Radio Network from my new job at WDET, albeit in a different role.”
Neher joined MPRN in September of 2012. Before that, he served as a reporter and anchor for WFUV Public Radio in the Bronx, New York, and as News Director for KBRW Public Radio in Barrow, Alaska. He has been working in radio in some capacity since he was 15-years-old.
A native of Southeast Michigan, Neher graduated from Central Michigan University in 2010. He has a Master’s degree in Public Communications from Fordham University.
Jake began his new position with WDET on March 28.