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.

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Our monthly Sustainable Community Voices conversation. Today we’re joined by Lisa Rose of Gordon Food Service, author of ‘Midwest Medicinal Plants.’

We speak with guests from the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan about the Ada Chili and Beer Festival, a Holiday Open House, and a Holiday Wish List Drive. Kim Rantala and Megan Priester are our guests.

MI Blood

Nov 15, 2017 / Michigan Blood

Michigan Blood has partnered with Spartan Nash to encourage blood donations leading up to Thanksgiving. We talk to Alicia Barry for the details.

Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies at GVSU
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Anne Hiskes, Dean of the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies at GVSU joins us this morning to talk about the latest in new programs and initiatives.

We talk about pie with guests from Grand Traverse Pie Co.  Mike Busely joins us to talk about how proceeds from sales go back in to the community.

We share stories about #GivingTuesday, a series putting the spotlight on philanthropy on the 28th. WGVU's Heather Duffy and guests join us.

Tanglefoot Studio

Nov 14, 2017

Tanglefoot Studio is celebrating its 26th year. We talk about the upcoming open house and the art with guests in studio.

Naturally Speaking

Nov 14, 2017
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Guests from the Michigan DNR join us to discuss their happenings each month for our Naturally Speaking segment.  Today's guest is Chad Stewart, Deer, Elk, and Moose Management Specialist.

Local First

Nov 14, 2017

Local First is calling for LocalMotion and Good for GR Award nominations. We talk to Mieke Stoub and last year's recipient Josephine White from JoJo's House of Beauty.

Telling Your Story

Nov 14, 2017

Telling Your Story, guests join us in studio on behalf of St. Anns, Porter Hills, Emmanuel Hospice, Clark and more. Today we hear from retired music teacher Gretchen Weaver.