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.

Jeremy R. Haft

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan continues its Great Decisions Global Discussions series tonight.  This morning we have speaker Jeremy R. Haft of Georgetown University for a preview of his address tonight.

Elizabeth Smart

Mar 20, 2017

The YWCA West Central Michigan recently welcomed Elizabeth Smart as a keynote speaker. The abduction of Elizabeth Smart was one of the most followed child abduction cases of our time. We catch up with Ms. Smart this morning.

The Rapid

Mar 20, 2017
Rapid central station / Metro Magazine

Monthly we talk about InterUrban Transportation with guests from the Rapid.  Today, the Rapid's Jennifer Kalczuk and the Griffins' Steve Ritsema discuss Free Ride Fridays.


Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we hear from Rishi Makkar Singh who is of the Sikh faith, and also the owner of Rishi’s International Beverage of Grand Rapids. Joining Rishi is Mariano Avila, WGVU’s Inclusion Reporter, and WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell, project director of WGVU’s grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in the area of racial equity

MPower Your Life

Mar 17, 2017
The McCahill Group

Mpower your life with words of wisdom from Peaches McCahill. Every month we guide you through opportunities to shine at your best, with March’s list including 10 ways to Find Happiness in March.


Mar 17, 2017

It's St. Patricks Day, so let's talk Irish. The Michigan Irish Music Festival's St. Patrick's Party happens in Muskegon, and we talk to those from the band Tallymoore.

Guests join us from the Johnson Center for Philanthropy.  Dr. Jodi Petersen, director of the Community Research Institute, is our guest

Religion 101

Mar 17, 2017
Kaufman Interfaith Institute

Religion 101, a monthly conversation with guests from the Kaufmann Interfaith Institute. We talk with Katie Gordon and John Luke Hawkins about the topics of serving as an Ambassador and we talk about the upcoming Sigal Lecture.

Howmet Playhouse

North Shore Arts Corridor, every month speaking with guests from our northern most listening area. Today, Howmet Playhouse Manager Beth Beaman and Guitarist Eric Smith join us.

Grand Rapids Magazine

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