Hello! I’m JR. I was born in Flint and lived in and around there until I was about 12 when my family moved south (hence the decidedly non-Michigander accent you hear). I went to high school and college in Tennessee and got my radio start there too. My career has since taken me to Texas, Virginia and Maine as well. I’m the proud dad of a daughter and two sons—the youngest of whom is a special needs child who owns my heart. When I’m not at the radio station, I enjoy live music, karaoke, bowling, and finding new restaurants to try. I’m excited to be back home in Michigan, and I look forward to reacquainting myself with my home state!
10 Elementary Schools With the Highest Rated Teachers in Michigan
The school ratings website Niche has identified the 10 public elementary schools in Michigan that have the highest-rated teachers.
Cedar Point to Open Record-Breaking Roller Coaster in 2024
Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park is set to open the world's tallest and fastest triple launch strata coaster in 2024.
Popular Michigan Hot Dog Named One of the Best in the Country
Discover why Michigan coney dogs are considered the best regional hot dog style in the US.
You’re More Likely to Get Lyme Disease in These Michigan Counties
More than 3000 Michiganders have contracted Lyme Disease since 2000, and stats show you're more likely to get the tick-borne illness in certain counties.
FUNNY: AI ‘Michiganizes’ ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’
We asked AI to put a Michigan spin on the classic "'Twas the Night Before Christmas". These are the hilarious results.
Do You Know Who Owns the Most Land in Michigan?
One company owns more than 500,000 acres of land in Northern Michigan, making it the largest private land owner in the state. Who are they, and what do they do?
STUMPED! ‘Jeopardy’ Contestants Don’t Know Michigan
Some "Jeopardy" contestants need to brush up on their Michigan facts! Here are 19 questions (er, answers) that totally stumped 'Jeopardy' contestants.
This Town’s Been Named the Worst Place to Live in Michigan
Take a look at the area that a new study says is the worst place to live in Michigan.
Interesting: What Will $1100 in Rent Get You in Michigan?
The average cost to rent a 3-bedroom in Michigan is just under $1100. But what you get for that kind of money varies widely across the state.
How Michigan Dies: The State’s Top 50 Causes of Death
From cancers and diseases to traffic accidents and murder - these are the top 50 causes of death in the state of Michigan.
Did You Know 4 Michigan Governors Weren’t Born in the U.S.?
47 different people have served as Governor of Michigan. Less than a third of them were born in Michigan, and these 4 were born outside the United States!
Cancer Numbers Are Highest in These Michigan Counties
Michigan cancer rates are highest in these counties: a full breakdown of overall cancer rates by county in Michigan.