On February 17, WDET-FM (Detroit) hosted NPR and WBUR Public Radio’s On Point program, as host Tom Ashbrook broadcast 2-hour program live from WDET’s Midtown Detroit studios.
The program airs on 290 stations nationwide.
During the broadcast, host Tom Ashbrook spoke with a number of guests from in and around Detroit, including local politicians, activists and business leaders about how the city is doing. Those guests included Kim Trent, a writer and former journalist from Detroit who sits on the Wayne State University Board of Governors, state Sen. Bert Johnson (D-Highland Park), former state Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville (R-Monroe), and Shinola CEO Tom Lewand.
In addition, Stephen Henderson, host of WDET’s Detroit Today and Created Equal, participated in a discussion about the week’s news and the state of national politics.
A podcast and video feed of the broadcast is available here.