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       

May 31 & June 1 – Staying Healthy - We talk with professionals on keeping your mind, body and spirit in line during COVID19. (repeat)

June 7 & 8 -  Covering Coronavirus - 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 informed during the Coronavirus pandemic.

June 14 & 15 - tbd

June 21 & 22 – tbd

June 28 & 29 – 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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  Upper Peninsula State Senator Tom Casperson talks about Michigan's halting start on expanding Medicaid, the state economy, balancing the books for Detroit, attacks on education initiatives, natural resource issues and the Michigan Trail System.


Current PSC chair John Quackenbush addresses topics related to power and energy, including developments in alternative vehicles, progress on energy conservation, green energy, consumer assistance programs and the state of the midwest power grid. 

Original air date: 10/20/13

Guests from both sides of this controversial issue - including Senator Tom Casperson - will join the Media Meet panel to discuss the positive and negative consequences of a new wolf hunt approved for the Upper Peninsula.

(repeated 8/11 & 8/12, 2013)

Eagle Mine Watch Dog

Aug 18, 2013

A discussion of the background, process and future of a cooperative program to environmentally monitor a controversial mine in Marquette County. 

A look at a national movement to source many foods closer to home and an effort to coordinate such work across the Upper Peninsula.

(repeated 8/4 & 8/5 2013)

A discussion of America's contemporary diet as it compares with the 'precolonial' diet of Native Americans in the Upper Great Lakes region, with observations from a recent study whose subjects committed to eating from our most traditional bill of fare. 

U.P Poet Laureate

Jul 22, 2013

A spotlight on Upper Peninsula poetry and poets in competition to be named the region's laureate. Guest poets include Elinor Benedict, Randall R. Freisinger, Russell Thorburn, and Eric Gadzinski.

Great Lakes Cities

Jul 22, 2013

An update on Great Lakes issues and programs as they affect states and communities around the lakes and St. Lawrence seaway. Program features retired Chicago Mayor Richard Daley. 

Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley talks about the new state budget - what it includes, and what it leaves out - and other issues facing Michigan, including funding the Medicaid expansion, mental health care, and education standards.

Meet 109th State Representative John Kivela when we talk about his first 4 months in office. Education reform, budget cuts, right to work laws, and bipartisan government will be some of the topics addressed.