Shelley Irwin

WGVU Host

Shelley Irwin is the host and producer for The WGVU Morning Show, a newsmagazine talk-show format on the local NPR affiliate Monday through Friday.  The show, broadcast from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. features a wide variety of local and national newsmakers, plus special features. She also hosts several public affairs program on the TV side, including Family Health Matters and Kalamazoo Lively Arts. Shelley is award winning in her profession, including five consecutive Gracie Allen Awards from American Women in TV and Radio for excellence as a program host.  She was awarded the 2016 Athena Award  honoring an individual who has demonstrated leadership in their profession, mentored and opened new opportunities for women and contributed time and talent to the community. This year Shelley will receive the Rotary of Grand Rapids’ Service Above Self award, given in recognition of Frederik Meijer, whose humanitarian acts of selfless service made an enduring difference in the lives of others. Her community involvement extends from the Kent County Park Foundation to the  Michigan Women’s Foundation, Hope Network and the Cherry Health Foundation, among others. She has been twice nominated for a Michigan Emmy in Special Documentaries from the Society of Professional Journalists. She has been named one of the “50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan” twice by Gemini Publications, and has represented the U.S. in the Long Distance Triathlon and Duathlon World Championships. 

Travel Talk

15 hours ago
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Travel Talk with JoAnne Verboom. Today  we talk about flying during spring break and visas for visiting Europe.

Grant Me Hope

15 hours ago

Grant Me Hope is an organization that educates the public about the plight of aged out foster kids.  Helen Zeerip of Teddy's Transport is our guest with the details.

Healthy Headlines

15 hours ago
Healthy Kent
Kent County, MI

Healthy Headlines with guests in studio on behalf of the Kent Count Health Department. Today we discuss the uptick in flu cases, a new website to help people find where to dispose of unused medications, and more. Steve Kelso is our guest.

Art in Bloom

15 hours ago
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This past weekend the Grand Rapids Art Museum opened Art in Bloom, an exhibition that celebrates the combined beauty of art and floral design. The Morning Show roving microphone was on site for a preview.

Getting Green

15 hours ago

Getting Green with Cheri Holman from USGBC West Michigan. She joins us to talk about Michigan's Battle of the Buildings.

The Imaginary Invalid

15 hours ago

GVSU's Theatre presents The Imaginary Invalid, opening this Thursday.  The director and cast members join us in studio this morning to talk about it.

Carlos Capistran

15 hours ago
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World Affairs Council

The finale of the Great Decisions Discussion Series is today with Carlos Capistran, head of Canada and Mexico Economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.  He joins us for a preview to his talk “Mexico and the US:  The Economic Ties that Bind.”

AM Yoga

15 hours ago
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AM Yoga

The Morning Show roving microphone takes you to AM YOGA. Fire up for some stretching.

Weekly we focus on the work of area individuals and organizations advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we welcome Sergio Cira-Reyes, director of community engagement with the Urban Core Collective. This weekly radio segment is part of a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Joining the discussion is Steve Chappell, grants manager with WGVU.

Religion 101

Mar 22, 2019
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Kaufman Interfaith Institute

Religion 101 with GVSU's Kaufman InterFaith Institute's Douglas Kindschi, Kyle Kooyers and Zahabia Ahmed-Usmani discussing the New Zealand Tragedy, a Jerusalem Imax film, and Interfaith Youth Day Camp.

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