Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and Monday at 3:30 p.m.
- Hosted by Bill Hart
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
November 3 & 4 - Distracted Driving - A look at the research and hazards that led to Michigan's 'texting while driving' ban, along with discussions of driving while eating or phoning, emerging laws and enforcement issues. (repeat)
November 10 & 11 - Northern Michigan University Update - Change is the new normal. We talk with NMU leadership about changes in demographics, the physical campus layout, state funding and new methods of learning extending beyond the classroom.
UPDATE Program Change - November 17 & 18 - Native American Heritage Month - November is recognized as Native American Heritage Month across the United States, a declaration signed by President George Bush in 1990. Here in the Upper Peninsula the designation is sparking conversation and events celebrating, honoring and working toward a better system that protects the traditions and culture of indigenous people. We look at the work being done, the events planned and what it takes to support tribal sovereignty and treaty rights.
November 24 & 25 - UP Tourism - The tourism industry in the Upper Peninsula continues to grow, impacting everything from jobs to local economies to outdoor recreation. We talk with leaders in U.P. travel and tourism, what's ahead and how changes to the Pure Michigan Campaign could impact the Upper Peninsula.
December 1 & 2 - Legislative Update-with Rep. Sara Cambensy - House Representative Sara Cambensy updates us on the latest in Lansing and around the state. We'll talk with her about the budget, mining, prescription drug costs, education, supporting Great Lakes infrastructure and more.
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