About Michael Leland
LELAND, MICHAEL has been the news director at Wisconsin Public Radio since June 2006. He leads a staff of about a dozen people, including reporters in six cities in outside of Madison. He is also part of a group that is working on an overhaul of the WPR website. Prior to joining WPR, Leland was the news director at Michigan Radio, the NPR affiliate based in Ann Arbor. For most of the 1990’s, he was a reporter and news anchor for Voice of America in Washington, DC and Chicago. He has covered presidential campaigns, an Inuit town in far northern Canada, and a coal-mining museum 600 feet under southern Illinois. Leland has also worked as a part-time news anchor at National Public Radio in Washington DC. He enjoys bike riding, cross-country skiing, and cooking. During this past year he has become very attached to his digital camera. Leland received a master’s degree in journalism/mass communication from Kansas State University and a bachelor’s degree from Curry College in management in management and communications.
- Was accepted for Jan 06-11 2008 Multimedia Training.
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Content on this site written by Michael Leland (includes contributory writing):
- Just Your Type : Typewriting in Berkeley
- Berkeley typewriters Joe and Jesse Banuelos have been caring for keyboards for nearly 40 years.