Shelley Irwin


 Shelley hosts and produces The WGVU Morning Show from 9-11 a.m., featuring a wide variety of local and national newsmakers plus special features. Shelley also hosts the PBS Community Affairs programs Ask the Expert and Community Connection. She has been honored with five consecutive AWRT Gracie Allen Awards for Outstanding Individual Achievement as Program Host. Shelley is active in the community, and keeps busy in her spare time, including training for marathons and chasing after her two dogs.

Religion 101

Jan 19, 2018
Kaufman Interfaith Institute

Religion 101 with guests from the Kaufman Interfaith Institute.  This morning we speak with Dr. Douglas Kindschi, Rishi Makkar and Kyle Kooyers.


The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates their 130th anniversary  on Tuesday. The annual meeting features sports marketing professional Molly Fletcher. Molly joins us this morning.


Jan 18, 2018

Inforum presents the workshop “Women in Manufacturing  Step into Your Power.”  We talk to Inforum's Becky Puckett-Wood, UPwords president Heidi Frye and Amway Plant Manager Graciela Cruz.

Care Ballet

Jan 18, 2018

Care Ballet (Creative Arts Repertoire Ensemble presents Cinderella, opening February 3.  Those who are involved in the production join us in studio this morning.

Library Lines

Jan 18, 2018

Library Lines, every month putting the spotlight on the happenings of the Grand Rapids Public Library. Kristin Corrado is our guest.

Author Doug Stanton

Jan 18, 2018

The debut of 12 Strong hits theatres everywhere tomorrow.  Doug Stanton, Executive Producer and author of Horse Soldiers joins us to discuss the debut at the National Writers Series, kicking off the winter season of the year-round book festival.

Pocket Constitution

Jan 17, 2018

We talk about the Pocket Constitution getting into every 5th graders hand.  Reading specialist Alice Gordon joins us.

Senior Concerns

Jan 17, 2018
Senior citizens
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Senior Concerns with guests from the Area Agency on Aging West Michigan. Today, Anne Ellermets and Jim Byrne talk about the Kent County Senior Millage.

We speak to those from the Rotary Club of Grand Rapids and their campaign to raise funds via the Service Above Self Selfie Contest.

Van Andel Institute

Jan 17, 2018
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Van Andel Institute /

VAI's Dr. Wouter Peelaerts, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Patrik Brundin Lab, joins us to talk about his Fulbright Scholar award and MSA research.