Live and Lansing every morning and afternoon, Fox News every half hour, this is Lansing's More Compelling Talk Radio 1320 WILS
Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The WILS Morning Wake-Up
View all Podcasts | Subscribe

The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly | With Dave Akerly

By WILS-AM 1320

Lansing's More Compelling Morning Show Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS

Listen   |   Download

Click Episode to Listen. Right-click here and 'Save Link As' to Download

Tony Vernaci

December 13th, 2017 07:45am

Tony Vernaci, the president of the Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan, joins Dave to explore the question: is Michigan is ready to become a bigger leader in the aerospace industry?

Wendy Patrick

December 13th, 2017 07:36am

Fox News's Wendy Patrick joins Dave for the Weekly Legal Update to discuss the legality of President Trump blocking U.S. citizens on his Twitter accounts.

Emily Lawler

December 13th, 2017 07:16am

Emily Lawler, reporter at MLive, joins Dave to discuss what some pundits are calling a proxy race between supporters of Gov. Rick Snyder and President Donald Trump, both of whom have been lagging in approval ratings this past year.

Jesse Byrnes

December 13th, 2017 06:58am

Jesse Byrnes, Associate Editor of The Hill, calls in to discuss his views on a top member of President Trump's outside legal team calling Tuesday for the appointment of a separate special prosecutor to look into potential conflicts of interest involving Justice Department and FBI officials.

Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr.

December 13th, 2017 06:46am

State Senator Curtis Hertel, Jr. joins Dave to discuss the defeat of Roy Moore in Alabama as well as MSU's handling of the Larry Nassar sexual assault allegations and trial; should MSU President Lou Anna Simon resign?

Gurnal Scott and Prof. Alain Sanders

December 13th, 2017 06:42am

FOX News Radio's Gurnal Scott, live in Alabama, joins Dave to discuss the result of the Alabama Senate race. Also joining with his perspective on the subject is former Time Magazine Senior Reporter and current professor of Political Science at St. Peter's University, Professor Alain Sanders.

Donna Arp Weitzman

December 12th, 2017 07:53am

Weitzman of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Jon Decker

December 12th, 2017 07:30am

Decker of Fox News Radio discusses White House and D.C. reacts to N.Y.C. bombing.

Carol Wood

December 12th, 2017 07:28am

Wood of Lansing City Council discusses the city hall move, next council leadership might be Wood/Washington, and the possibility of medical marijuana back open again.

Camara Clifton

December 12th, 2017 07:27am

Clifton of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Ryan Mauro

December 12th, 2017 07:26am

National Security Analyst, Adjunct Professor of Homeland Security for, volunteer researcher for the Reform Party of Syria, Founder of, and of Fox News Radio discusses N.Y.C. terror.

Mike Crawford

December 12th, 2017 07:25am

Director of the Michigan Chapter National Electrical Contractors Association discusses Protect Michigan Jobs coalition launching petition drive to preserve Michigan’s prevailing wage law.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

December 12th, 2017 07:21am

Dr. Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses cognitive restructuring.

Dr. Leigh Richardson

December 11th, 2017 07:54am

Dr. Richardson of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Susan Hiltz

December 11th, 2017 07:45am

Hiltz of AAA Michigan discusses gas prices this week.

Kyle Melinn

December 11th, 2017 07:44am

Co-owner of MIRS News Service covering all things state government in Michigan and 1320 WILS Political Insider discusses local politics.

Leslie Sorrell

December 11th, 2017 07:44am

Political Strategist, author of "From Clients to Crooks-An Insider Reveals the Real Washington D.C.", and of Fox News Radio discusses Democrats forced Franken out to ramp up their strategy to bring down Trump.

Desmond Berry

December 11th, 2017 07:40am

Director of Natural Resources of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians discusses the Line 5 pipeline.

Brian Kilmeade

December 11th, 2017 07:40am

Kilmeade of Fox and Friends discusses news.

Pedro De Costa

December 11th, 2017 07:34am

De Costa of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Andrew Abood

December 11th, 2017 07:33am

Abood of the Abood Law Firm discusses news.

Hondo Carpenter

December 8th, 2017 07:47am

Spartan Nation's Hondo Carpenter joins Dave to discuss the flap heating up again with coaches Harbaugh and Dantonio as well upcoming MSU games.

Andrew Abood

December 8th, 2017 07:30am

Andrew Abood, of the Abood Law Firm, joins Dave to discuss what comes next for the Larry Nassar case.

Jehmu Greene

December 8th, 2017 07:27am

Political Analyst Jehmu Greene, of FOX News Radio, joins Dave on the discussion of the ongoing sexual assault scandals coming out of Washington, D.C.

Tony Minghine

December 8th, 2017 06:55am

Tony Minghine, COO of the Michigan Municipal League, sits down to discuss the Municipal League's critical response of the recently passed retirement's benefits legislation.

Susan J. Demas

December 8th, 2017 06:45am

Susan J. Demas, Editor and Publisher of Inside Michigan Politics, sits down to discuss the sexual assault allegations of both political parties and the resigning Al Franken and John Conyers.

Craig Whitford

December 8th, 2017 06:29am

Craig Whitford, Chairman of the Box 23 Club, joins Dave to discuss the Dec. 11, 1934 fire in Lansing that claimed 34 lives and the upcoming memorial service.

Simon Owen

December 8th, 2017 06:27am

FOX News Radio's Simon Owen, live in London, calls in to discuss the proposed "Day of Rage" in the Middle East.

Jon Decker

December 7th, 2017 08:11am

FOX News Radio's Jon Decker joins Dave on the discussion of President Trump's decision to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Sandy Pensler

December 7th, 2017 07:43am

Sandy Pensler, GOP candidate for US Senate, joins Dave to discuss Trump's pledge to move Israel's U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.

Tim Muffitt

December 7th, 2017 07:43am

Tim Muffitt, the musical director for Lansing Symphony Orchestra, previews the annual Holiday Pops show happening at the Wharton this Sunday at 3 p.m.

Mark Docherty

December 7th, 2017 07:43am

Mark Docherty, President of Michigan's Professional Firefighter's Union, sits down to talk about the overnight news of local congress.

Stephen Drew

December 7th, 2017 07:43am

Stephen Drew, the Grand Rapids attorney for Larry Nassar's plaintiffs, sits down to discuss the sentencing on former MSU professor Larry Nassar.

Rick Jones

December 7th, 2017 07:43am

Senator Rick Jones joins Dave to discuss Michigan Legislature's overnight passing of a retirement benefits bill.

Tonya J. Powers

December 7th, 2017 07:42am

FOX News Radio's Tonya J. Powers sits down to discuss TIME Magazine's Person of the Year and the latest with Al Franken.

Sen. Gary Peters

December 6th, 2017 08:07am

Senator Gary Peters sits down with Dave to discuss Rep. John Conyers resign in light of sexual assault allegations.

Bethany Blankley

December 6th, 2017 08:05am

Political Analyst Bethany Blankley joins Dave to discuss the Republican National Committee once again supporting embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

Brad Funkhouser

December 6th, 2017 08:04am

Brad Funkhouser sits down to discuss his recent appointment as CEO of CATA.

Brian Calley

December 6th, 2017 07:58am

Lt. Governor Brian Calley sits down to discuss his campaign for governor.

Chad Livengood

December 6th, 2017 07:56am

Detroit senior reporter, Chad Livengood, sits down to discuss Conyer's saga, his retire/resign and Project TIM in Lansing.

Jon Decker

December 5th, 2017 08:23am

Decker of Fox News Radio discusses U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in same sex couple cake case.

Bill Schuette

December 5th, 2017 08:22am

Michigan Attorney General discusses his new endorsement, calls for M.S.U. to release report on Nassar, and comment on Dana Nessel advertisement from last week. Stating in the advertisement "hire someone without a penis for A.G."

John Rothschild

December 5th, 2017 08:21am

Professional sports handicapper discusses could betting on sports legally be headed to Michigan?

Dennis Lennox

December 5th, 2017 08:21am

Lennox of the Detroit News discusses will G.O.P. back Calley?

Tom Mee

December 5th, 2017 08:20am

President and C.E.O. of McLaren greater Lansing discusses McLaren announces new hospital in south Lansing.

Mark Clouse

December 5th, 2017 08:20am

C.F.O. with the Eyde Company discusses the death of company founder George Eyde.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

December 5th, 2017 08:19am

Dr. John Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses the secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Dr. Raj Gupta

December 4th, 2017 08:02am

Healthy Living Specialist and of Fox News Radio discusses more coffee could mean a longer life.

Susan Hiltz

December 4th, 2017 07:56am

Hiltz of AAA Michigan discusses gas prices this week.

Leslie Sorrell

December 4th, 2017 07:55am

Political Strategist, Author of "From Clients to Crooks-An Insider Reveals the Real Washington D.C.", and of Fox News Radio discusses Michael Flynn charged in Russia investigation, wants to plead guilty.

Bobby Albert

December 4th, 2017 07:55am

Albert of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Kyle Melinn

December 4th, 2017 07:30am

Co-owner of MIRS News Service covering all things state government in Michigan and 1320 WILS Political Insider discusses Sander Levin stepping down..but not Conyers, the pressure on Conyers to give it up, and how bad will this hurt MI democrats in 2018?

Allan Saxe

December 4th, 2017 07:28am

Saxe of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Alex Doubet

December 4th, 2017 07:28am

Doubet of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Rachel Sutherland

December 4th, 2017 07:26am

Sutherland of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Andy Schor

December 4th, 2017 07:26am

State Representative and Mayor-elect from Lansing discusses that he will spend three days at Harvard University starting Tuesday as part of the Kennedy School seminar on Transition and Leadership for Newly Elected Mayors.

Tim Daman

December 1st, 2017 07:18am

Tim Daman, President and CEO of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, sits down to discuss bills set to be introduced in the Legislature today which would affect financially struggling local government and insure that its retiree pension and health care obligation are paid.

Mike Karl and Andrew Abood

December 1st, 2017 07:15am

Mike Karl, founder of Homeless Angels, was charged Sept. 7 with one count of unlawfully driving away an automobile after a woman told police her car was taken from a motel parking lot. Today he sits down with his lawyer, Andrew Abood, to discuss this case of mistaken identity.

Carol Siemon

December 1st, 2017 07:13am

Carol Siemon, Ingham County Prosecutor, joins Dave to discuss the Justice Department allegedly coercing local law enforcement to prioritize immigration enforcement over public safety.

Kellie Johnson

December 1st, 2017 07:04am

Kellie Johnson winner of the prestigious ATHENAPowerLink® (APL) award sits down to discuss her business and the benefits of the award.

Harlan Charles

November 30th, 2017 08:44am

Chevrolet Marketing Representative, Harlan Charles, sits down to discuss Lansing Camaro and the new year's model.

Todd Christensen

November 30th, 2017 08:30am

Todd Christensen, Head of General Motors Performance Divison sits down to discuss the LA Auto Show

Todd Christensen

November 30th, 2017 08:26am

Todd Christensen, Marketing Manager at General Motors Performance Division, to talk about the ongoing LA Auto Show.

Todd Heywood

November 30th, 2017 07:46am

Todd Heywood, HIV-positive reporter for the City Pulse, sits down to discuss International AIDS Day.

Jordan Goodman

November 30th, 2017 07:29am

Financial expert Jordan Goodman sits down to discuss Republican leaders returning to Capitol Hill and racing to a self-imposed deadline to pass a tax overhaul plan.

Tom Cochran

November 30th, 2017 07:27am

State Rep. and former Fire Chief Tom Cochran sits down to discuss the considering efforts to strip away critically important benefits for retired police and firefighters.

Dick Peffley

November 30th, 2017 07:25am

Dick Peffley, head of The Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL), discusses the construction of BWL's West Side Reinforcement Project.

Jared Halpern

November 30th, 2017 07:23am

FOX News Radio’s Jared Halpern sits down to discuss Supreme Court's case on cell phone tracking.

Debbie Sardone

November 29th, 2017 07:49am

Cleaning Industry Specialist, Debbie Sardone, sits down to discuss the concerns of germs on a plane.

William Strauss

November 29th, 2017 07:28am

William Strauss, Senior Economist for the Fed Reserve Bank of Chicago, sits down to discuss Michigan realtors.

Mark Docherty

November 29th, 2017 07:25am

Mark Docherty, President of the Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union, speaks on the hundreds of police officers and fire fighters who will rally at the Michigan State Capitol in opposition of legislation, expected to be introduced this week, to reform health care and pension benefits for active and future employees as well as retirees.

Danielle DiMartino Booth

November 29th, 2017 06:46am

Danielle DiMartino Booth, a global thought leader on monetary policy and economics, comments on the farewell today by current outgoing Fed Chair Janet Yellin.

Jesse Brynes

November 29th, 2017 06:46am

Jesse Brynes, Associate Editor of The Hill, sits down to discuss President Trump's tweet on Tuesday casting doubt on Washington's ability to avoid a government shutdown.

Barry Habib

November 28th, 2017 07:57am

Interest, bond and real estate specialist and C.E.O. of MBS Highway discusses those in the real estate industry are bracing for what the final version of the proposed Tax Overhaul bill might look like. They are concerned because changes in real estate connected tax law could actually make it more expensive to buy and own a home.

Jon Decker

November 28th, 2017 07:56am

Decker of Fox News Radio is live from the White House and discusses President Trump holds meetings on tax reform bill.

Rick Preuss

November 28th, 2017 07:28am

Owner of Preuss Pets in Old Town discusses his suggestion to Lansing City Council about having "Historic Grand River Ave" on the Cezar Chavez Avenue street signs.

Bill Schuette

November 28th, 2017 07:28am

Michigan Attorney General discusses being endorsed by Vice President Mike Pence and Enbridge Line 5.

Tonya J. Powers

November 28th, 2017 07:27am

Powers of Fox News Radio discusses Hollywood sleaze latest: first civil suit over Harvey Weinstein sexual assault filed.

Nate Purpura

November 28th, 2017 07:27am

Purpura of Fox News Radio discusses Obamacare.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

November 28th, 2017 07:26am

Dr. Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses psychology.

Dillon Rush

November 27th, 2017 08:08am

Executive Director of Charlotte Rising discusses news.

Leslie Sorrell

November 27th, 2017 07:53am

Political Strategist and of Fox News Radio discusses Russia latest: Manafort travel documents reveal closer Russia ties & Flynn breaks ties from Trump legal team.

Susan Hiltz / Simon Owen

November 27th, 2017 07:53am

Hiltz of AAA Michigan discusses gas prices this week. Owen of Fox News Radio discusses news.

David Mittleman

November 27th, 2017 07:28am

Attorney with Church Wyble-Grewal Law discusses the Larry Nassar case and M.S.U. culpability.

Kyle Melinn

November 27th, 2017 07:28am

Co-owner of MIRS News Service covering all things state government in Michigan and 1320 WILS Political Insider discusses local politics.

Pete Sepp

November 27th, 2017 07:27am

Sepp of Fox News Radio discusses the National Taxpayers Union.

Steven Tyler

November 27th, 2017 07:26am

Police Marketing Manager at Ford discusses Ford debuts a new police car, which is a gas/electric hybrid.

Rachel Sutherland

November 27th, 2017 07:25am

Sutherland of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Stephanie Michele

November 22nd, 2017 08:18am

Relationship Communication Specialist & Certified Behavioral Analyst Stephanie Michele sits down to discuss how to best deal with political conversations this Thanksgiving.

Benjamin Miller

November 22nd, 2017 07:48am

Benjamin Miller PsyD, Chief Policy Officer of Well Being Trust sits down to discuss the new report: Michigan's Drug, Alcohol and Suicide Death Rate Could Increase 44 percent in Next Decade.

Dr. Charles Ballard

November 22nd, 2017 07:46am

MSU Economist Dr. Charles Ballard sits down to discuss his analysis on Michigan from the house and the senate tax cut plan.

Zach Gorchow

November 22nd, 2017 07:43am

Zach Gorchow, editor of Gongwer News, discusses the latest on MI Rep. John Conyer, the longest serving member of congress under fire for sex harassment settlement.

Rachel Sutherland

November 22nd, 2017 07:41am

FOX News Radio’s Rachel Sutherland discusses Dem. Rep. John Conyer's alleged sexual misconduct.

Todd Heywood

November 21st, 2017 07:57am

Heywood of Lansing City Pulse and behind the lines reporter discusses the public health crisis in northern Michigan and a new risk with rising H.I.V. cases due to opioid crisis and needle sharing.

Jon Decker

November 21st, 2017 07:57am

Decker of Fox News Radio discusses President Trump makes renewed call for border wall following agent's death.

Andrew Och

November 21st, 2017 07:29am

Author and American history historian is live in Washington D.C. and discusses his new book "First Ladies Man-Volume 2".

Michael Starr Hopkins

November 21st, 2017 07:28am

Political Strategist, Attorney, and of Fox News Radio discusses Trump believes Mueller probe is almost done: report.

Derrick Kinney

November 21st, 2017 07:28am

Kinney of Fox News Radio discusses there are lots of jobs, but wages are not keeping pace for most Americans.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

November 21st, 2017 07:27am

Dr. Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses psychology.

Brian Wheeler

November 21st, 2017 07:27am

Wheeler of Consumers Energy discusses the cost of cooking a full-scale turkey dinner for the family. It's pretty cheap overall with energy, and they have it all calculated out!

On Air Now
George Noory
George Noory
1:00am - 5:00am
Coast to Coast with George Noory

Gas Prices

Get Results

LinkedUpRadio Envisionwise Web Services