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.

Cider Week GR

Apr 18, 2017

It's the first annual Cider Week, a week of festivities that ends with a hard cider festival on the Blue Bridge in Grand Rapids this Saturday. Kate Herron from Experience Grand Rapids joins us to share the details.

Charlton Park, Hastings, MI

Charlton Park in Hastings has a special new WWI exhibit opening this week, “Tangled Alliances: the United States in WWI,” for the 100th anniversary of the start of the war. We discuss with our guest Claire Johnson.

The City of Wyoming presents its second annual Community Clean Up Day, taking place on Earth Day. Organizer Nancy Stoddard joins us to share the details.

Michigan Farm Bureau

Apr 18, 2017 / Michigan Farm Bureau

We put the spotlight monthly on farming with guests from the Michigan Farm Bureau.  Today we speak with Dave MacKenzie about his business Hortech, a wholesale nursery specializing in green roof systems.

The Right Place

Apr 18, 2017
The Right Place
The Right Place /

The Right Place CEO Birgit Klohs joins us today to discuss the proposed federal budget cuts and how they will impact economic development and work in our region.

Nutrient Nook

Apr 18, 2017

Nutrient Nook, our monthly segment on nutrition and wellness. Dietician Wendy Brookhouse joins us to discuss Food Safety 101.

The Rapid

Apr 17, 2017
Rapid central station / Metro Magazine

We talk about interurban transportation with guests from the Rapid. Jennifer Kalczuk and Senior Planner Kevin Wisselink join us to talk about the new e-fare system.

We discuss the Heartside Harmony Chamber Music Society. Their Inaugural concerts begin this weekend. We talk to founder Arturo Ziraldo.

Muskegon Museum of Art

The Muskegon Museum of Art will soon open the major exhibition,  “Edward Curtis, the North American Indian.” We talk about it with Judith Hayner this morning.

Guests from the Calvin College Theatre Company join us to discuss the production of Nicholas Nickleby this weekend.