Michigan Radio announces new 'All Things Considered' host
For the past two years, White has been an executive producer and the host of the television program "Out of the Blue: The Michigan Difference" on the Big Ten Network. She was also the host of the nationally distributed public radio documentary "Finding Our Bootstraps: Americans Deal With Recession," and has served as host of the public television programs “Secret Spaces, Childhood Places,” “Out of the Box” and “Edible Legacies.” Recently, she has moderated several political forums, including gubernatorial and mayoral debates for both public radio and television. She has a background in theater and television and video production. A native of Detroit and graduate of the University of Michigan, she has worked at Michigan Public Media since 1999, most recently as the station’s Director of Media Outreach and Community Relations. From 2005-2009, she served as Station Manager for Michigan Television, WFUM-TV. “We’re excited to have Jenn as our new afternoon host,” said Michigan Radio Program Director Tamar Charney. “She has an on-air sound that exudes warmth and authority; and a deep commitment to the role that public radio journalism plays in society.” Listeners have heard White filling in periodically as "All Things Considered" host at Michigan Radio since June of this year. Her first day as permanent afternoon on-air host at the station will be Wednesday, Sept. 1. "All Things Considered" can be heard each weekday on Michigan Radio from 4-6:30 p.m. The program is heard by over 230,000 listeners per week across southern Michigan on the station.
Michigan Radio, the public radio service of The University of Michigan, is an NPR News Station and the largest and most-listened-to public radio service in Michigan. Michigan Radio broadcasts at 91.7 FM in southeastern Michigan, 91.1 FM in Flint, and 104.1 FM in western Michigan, and is available online at michiganradio.org.