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.

Grand Rapids Magazine

We talk weekly with Sarah Tincher from from Grand Rapids Magazine about where to go and what to do this weekend in West Michigan.


Jul 20, 2017
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CLAS, with experts from GVSU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Today, Renee Zettle-Sterling and her co-author discuss their latest work in the Department of Art and Design.

Disability Network Lakeshore

Disability Network Lakeshore is seeking nominations for the seventh annual Ability Award. We talk about this celebration of those who promote a spirit of inclusion and a community without barriers with the Awards Chair, Terri DeYoung.

Library Lines

Jul 20, 2017

Library Lines, a monthly conversation on the happenings of the Grand Rapids Public Library. Events include GR Reads and the Summer Reading Challenge, Kirsten Krueger-Corrado is our guest.

WGVU Explorers

Jul 20, 2017
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The WGVU Explorers are soon off to Ireland and Britain. We talk about this experience to come with WGVU’s Michael Walenta.

Original Legacy Films

Jul 19, 2017

We talk about the Original Legacy Films, Preserving Family Stories and Beliefs that matter. President Cliff Burgess is our guest.

Oakdale Neighbors and the Boston Square Communities come together to talk about providing affordable transportation: Bicycles. Tom Bulten and Rickard Markiewicz are our guests.

Van Andel Institute

Jul 19, 2017 / Van Andel Institute

Sarah Rollman and Robin Dhaseleer from the Van Andel Institute join us to talk about the upcoming event, Curiosity and Cocktails, benefiting the Education Institute.

Women at Risk International

A daylong session with Women at Risk International will help educate the community in the tourism and hospitality industries on the dangers of human trafficking as well as provide resources to help combat a growing crime against women. WAR's President joins us to discuss tomorrow's event.

Saugatuck Center for the Arts

Saugatuck Center for the Arts summer programming is in full swing, including the cost free Growing Young Artists program. Kristin Armstrong joins us to share the details.