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. / Michigan Farm Bureau

We spotlight farming with guests from the Michigan Farm Bureau each month. Today we speak to Paul Krupp about his strawberry farm  and more.


Apr 16, 2018

KCAD presents the 2018 Senior Capstone Fashion Show on the 25th, presenting the future of fashion and the work of Pamella Roland DeVos School of Fashion at KCAD. Lizzie Russell and Lori Faulkner  are our guests.

Actors' Theatre presents The Whale, a haunting story of love, empathy and forgiveness. Director Fred Sebulske and actors join us in studio.

All About Holland

Apr 16, 2018

All About Holland, speaking monthly on the happenings in Holland, MI. We have guests on the line today to talk about Tulip Time.

Author Bruce Barcott is here to discuss his upcoming presentation in Grand Rapids, “Everyday Wisdom from an Extraordinary Industry.” 

Embody the Stars

Apr 16, 2018

We talk about an upcoming fundraiser, Embody the Stars, a local celebrity dance competition and fundraiser. Dana Christian Lee joins us to share the info.

Friends of GR Parks

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks invites you to the Mayor's Greening Initiative tree planting on the 28th of April in the neighborhood surrounding Sullivan field on the city's West Side. We talk about the details with Maggie Harthorn and Dia Noble.


Apr 16, 2018

The 2018 Lunafest Annual Film Festival comes to Grand Rapids to support Girls on the Run of Kent and Muskegon Counties.  We talk to those involved for this April 26th event.

Inclusion and Equity:

Apr 13, 2018

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we welcome Annette Vandenberg, Executive Director of the West Grand Neighborhood Organization to discuss the lack of affordable housing in Grand Rapids. Joining the discussion is WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell. This weekly segment is part of a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation aimed at increasing West Michigan’s capacity to influence public narrative affecting children and families of color.

Michigan Hemingway Society

Hotel Walloon presents the 3rd annual The Last Good Country:  Walloon Lake, An Ernest Hemingway Occasion.   We talk about this event with historian Chris Struble.