Media Meet

Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and Monday at 3:30 p.m.
  • Hosted by Elizabeth Peterson

Join new host Elizabeth Peterson for this weekly public affairs program that 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.

For more on Elizabeth Peterson, visit Public TV13's website

Media Meet Schedule       

July 5 & 6 - Coronavirus Impacts on Local Media 1953 - Coronavirus Impacts on Local Media - More people have been tuned in over the past few months to news programs, looking for the latest information on the coronavirus and an ever changing landscape of guidelines, executive orders, and information. We connect with local media leaders covering coronavirus, the challenges, the changes and the impact on the industry.

Guests: Andrew LaCombe — Assistant News Director, WLUC
Walt Lindala — News Director, mediaBrew Communications
Ben Raymond — News Director, WJMN

July 12 & 13 - Unwrapping the Presents of the ADA  - The ADA is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this month - we’ll take a look back at the last 30 years and also look forward to the next 30 years. How SAIL is celebrating and honoring the milestone - and how you can participate with them.Guests:
Sarah Peurakoski — Executive Director, SAIL
Lucy Wilcox — Accessibility Services Coordinator & ADA Certified Coordinator, SAIL

July19 & 20 - tbd

July 26 & 27 – tbd

 

 

 

 

 

May 31 & June 1 - tbd

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                  

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More people have been tuned in over the past few months to news programs, looking for the latest information on the coronavirus and an ever changing landscape of guidelines, executive orders, and information. We connect with local media leaders covering coronavirus, the challenges, the changes and the impact on the industry.

Guests: Andrew LaCombe — Assistant News Director, WLUC
Walt Lindala — News Director, mediaBrew Communications
Ben Raymond — News Director, WJMN

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Major insurance changes will impact every driver in the state of Michigan beginning July 2, 2020. We talk with experts on what you need to do now to avoid possibly paying more for your coverage.

Guests: Ryan Nummela — President/Owner, Elder Agency
Jill Stagliano — Partner, Iron Range Agency
Curt Hewitt — Managing Partner, Medicare Supplement Insurance Service, Inc. (MSIS)
Beau LaFave (R) — State Representative, 108 District

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Guest Paul Sturgul explains changes and updates to Medicaid and Medicare due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Moving Into Phase 5

Jun 15, 2020
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The Upper Peninsula is moving into Phase 5 of the governor’s reopening plan.  What does that look like?  The businesses and organizations impacted.  We’ll talk with those working to meet the governor’s guidelines and opening their doors after being closed for more than two months.
GUESTS: Jamie Thayer —  Owner Anytime Fitness Harvey, Co-Owner Jessica & Co., Co-Owner GLOW Sculpting Spa
Sarah Cambensy (D) — MI House Representative
Jenna Zdunek — CEO, YMCA of Marquette County
Andrea Ingmire —  Director, Peter White Public Library

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A look back at the last two months of Media Meet - the guests, the conversations, the information, as we here at WNMU worked to keep our viewers and listeners informed during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Staying Healthy

Jun 5, 2020
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We talk with professionals in both mental and physical health on keeping your mind, body and spirit in line during the coronavirus.

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We team up with TV6 for a special episode reviewing the re-opening of the U.P., region 8.

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In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week we talk with educators from around the area.

 

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  We’ll talk about summer tourism and opening businesses and the Upper Peninsula back up. We also look at a new campaign released by Pure Michigan, “Two Peninsulas. One Michigan.” We discuss the idea behind this and more.

 

 

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  An update from State Representative Sara Cambensy - we talk with her about protests, unemployment and opening Michigan back up.  We'll also talk with leaders about the efforts to inform the business community as well as nonprofit organizations about programs, grants and loans all aimed to help them through this difficult time.  What's working?  What's not?  How economic developers are beginning to plan for the future.  What does that look like?  Where do we go from here?

 

 

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