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.

World Affairs Council

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan welcomes Commentator Jack Lessenberry to their Civil Discourse series Tuesday night for, “The Loss of American Consensus: Were We Better Off with the Cold War and Without the Internet?”  We speak with Jack this morning.

November Project

Apr 13, 2018

The November Project offers fitness on Wednesday mornings in downtown Grand Rapids.  Co-founders Matt Swiontek and Yoshi Saka join us.

Poetry for the Family

Apr 13, 2018

Local author Mark Jastrzembski joins us to talk about his book, ‘Poetry for the Family.’

Heart of West Michigan United Way /

We spotlight the Heart of West Michigan United Way, talking about the Community Investment fund with Ellen Carpenter and one of the partners, Kristin Gietzen Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Arbor Circle.

The Women's City Club presents its annual used book sale this coming week. We talk about the details and the fundraising with Nancy Dausman and Anne Hill.

Dr. J Drew Lanham

Apr 12, 2018

Aquinas College's Wege Speaker Series welcomes Scientist Dr. J Drew Lanham for the presentation On Being a Rare Bird. We talk to Dr. Lanham this morning.

The Gilmore Car Museum features 4-time Indy 500 winner AJ Foyt:  A Legendary Exhibition, honoring this racing legend who has ties to the local community. We talk to Jay Follis about the details.

Donate Life Month

Apr 12, 2018

April is National Donate Life Awareness Month and we’re joined this morning by someone who has benefitted from an organ donation,  Oliver Hale, aka Chef O.

The Grand Rapids Symphony performs its Carnegie Hall concert featuring Ravel's Bolero this weekend. John Varineau joins TMS for a preview.

Baudville Brands has partnered with Ele's Place for the purposes of renovation, Baudville desiring to pay it forward with a renovation similar to its own. We talk to the key players.