The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly
With Dave Akerly
Lansing's More Compelling Morning Show
Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS
Police have named the man responsible for the Christmas day bombing in Nashville. Eben Brown gives the details.
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Dr. John Braccio
Regional Psychological Services
January 26th, 2021 12:00am
Dr. John Braccio stops by to discuss having civil conversations with those you disagree with..
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Director of the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund
Lindell Holm explains the outreach and support that the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund provides.
Senior Editor - Crain's Detroit
Chad Livengood on the Governor's press conference and the resignation of Robert Gordon from the MDHHS.
Lansing City Council President
Peter Spadafore talks budget, state of the city, and what's on the plate for Lansing City Council in 2021.
Senior National Editor - Gray Television
More Executive orders from President Biden and the Impeachment trial is set. Live from Washington DC, Jon Decker reports.
Fox News Radio
Some Republican lawmakers are looking to loosen restrictions around concealed carry. Jeff Monosso reports.
CEO of Utility Concierge
Could businesses save 11,000 per employee by switching to remote work? Gabe Abshire talks the future of the workplace.
Tonya J. Powers
January 25th, 2021 12:00am
As Biden sets up shop in Washington, the US postal service is still experiencing delays. Tonya J Powers reports.
Editor of the Extreme Value
Is the U.S. headed towards another big recession? Dan Ferris talks long-term investments.
President of the Michigan K-12 Alliance
Mark Greathead talks the Michigan K-12 Alliance's efforts to get kids back in the classroom safely.
Spokesman - Michigan High School Athletic Association
The high school fall sports season is finally over. Geoff Kimmerly talks the MHSAA plan for the winter sports season.
Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News
Kyle Melinn talks Governor Whitmer's upcoming state of the state address and all things in Michigan politics.
Chief Executive of the Fallston Group
Rob Weinhold on what we can expect from the relationship between President Biden and the media.
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state and Dave shares a childhood story about the late Hank Aaron.
January 22nd, 2021 12:00am
President Biden has halted the US's withdrawal from the World Health Organization and rejoined the Paris Climate accord. Simon Owen reports.
Former Congressman (R-OH)
Jim Renacci on the flurry of Executive Orders that President Biden has signed in his first few days in office.
Outgoing U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District, Michigan
Matthew Schneider talks about his resignation as U.S. Attorney in MI and his possible political plans moving forward.
Senior Business Economist - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Retailers reporter sales increases over the month of December. Paul Traub talks the current trends in the economy.
Sen. Tom Barrett explains his letter to Gov. Whitmer urging her to increase the capacity for the high school football finals at Ford Field.
CEO & Founder of Allata
Matt Rosen, whose firm helps automate companies, talks how automation is changing the workplace and job market.
Communications Director - Lansing Lugnuts
Jesse Goldberg-Strassler talks the Lugnuts' early experience as an Oakland A's affiliate and the season that's to come.
Sparrow Health Director of Pharmacy
January 21st, 2021 12:00am
Todd Belding on how Joe Biden's presidency will affect the national effort to combat Covid-19 and vaccine roll out.
David Grasso shares his thoughts on yesterday's Inauguration ceremony.
Curtis Hertel Jr.
Curtis Hertel shares his reaction to Joe Biden being sworn in as President and the changes that will follow.
Principal - Harbor Strategic of Lansing
John Sellek on how Trump's departure from the White House shifts the dynamics of the Republican party.
Jon Decker, who was party to President Joe Biden's swearing in and first actions as President, recaps the day's events.
Democratic Political Strategist
He told you so. Antjuan Seawright, who predicted Joe Biden's victory almost a year ago, talks the country's new direction.
Meteorologist - WLNS 6 News
Where is Winter? Jim Geyer tells why this has been such a mild Michigan winter.
January 20th, 2021 12:00am
Rachel brings us a preview of today's inauguration in Washington D.C.
Michigan Freedom Fund
Tony reacts to his appointment to the state board of canvassers.
Widow of Elijah Cummings
On this Inauguration Day, Maya weighs in on Joe Biden's plans to "Make America California Again".
Dr Meena Bose
Dr Bose and Dave continue our preview of today's inauguration.
Ford Government Policy Initiatives Manager
Angela tells us about the giant automaker's donation of Michigan-made masks that were made exclusively for the inauguration.
Chad and Dave discuss several Michigan-related issues, ranging from the pardoning of Kwame Kilpatrick to Governor Whitmer's economic plan to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
January 19th, 2021 12:00am
Dr. John Braccio stops by and talks taking a chance on love.
The FBI is vetting the National Guardsmen headed to DC ahead of inauguration day. Tonya J Powers reports.
Chief Human Resources Officer - Shyft Group
Shyft will host a drive-thru job fair today in Charlotte. Colin Hindman gives the details.
Live from Washington DC, Jon Decker talks the preparation for Inauguration day and Trump's last day in office.
Leader in Digital Health
Marl Ostach tells how to manage your 'Digital Diet' and develop healthy digital routines.
Founder of EnviroWorkshops
A new study is warning that there will be 53 trillion metric tons of plastic pollution in the world's water sources by 2030. Travis Bowman talks solutions.
January 18th, 2021 12:00am
As the clock winds down on Trump's presidency, authorities nationwide are taking precautions. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.
Editor-in-chief - New York Analysis of Policy & Government
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr. discusses President Trump's role in the events at the Capital on January 6th.
Associate State Director of Government Affairs - Michigan AARP
Covid-19 infections are back on the rise in nursing homes, according to AARP Michigan. Melissa Siefert gives the details.
President - Small Business Owners Association of Michigan
Brian Calley, who served as Lt. Governor under Rick Snyder, shares his thoughts on the charges filled against the former governor.
Kyle Melinn talks the lackluster protests, the charges against Rick Snyder, all all things political in Michigan.
Professor Allan Saxe
Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington
Prof. Allan Saxe talks the transition of power that's set to occur Wednesday in Washington DC.
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from around the state.
January 15th, 2021 12:00am
Tensions rise between the US and Iran after Iran launches a missile drill. Simon Owen reports.
Trump for President 2020 Surrogate, Gulf South Strategies
Brian Trascher voices his frustration with the narratives surrounding last week's riots at the Capitol and speaks on the future of the GOP.
Mayor Andy Schor tells what the city of Lansing is doing to finance the improvement of city facilities and infrastructure.
Reporter - Detroit Free Press
A cap to the legal fees for Former Gov. Rick Snyder and other former state employees facing criminal charges related to the Flint Water Crisis. Paul Egan reports
Preparations are being made for Joe Biden's Inauguration on Wednesday. Live from the White House, Rachel Sutherland gives the details.
Columnist - the Lansing State Journal
Graham Couch talks the Lions new GM, The Spartan's Covid struggles, and more.
Ron The Wine Guy
Wine Expert and Enthusiast
Space Wine. Ron The Wine guy stops by to talk about wine... in outer space.
January 14th, 2021 12:00am
The House has impeached President Trump and the vote now moves to the senate. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Committee to the defend the President
As a senate trial looms for President Trump, Ted Harvey speaks in defense of the President.
Reporter - Bridge Michigan
Charges filled against Rick Snyder, a new end-date announced for Covid restrictions, and more with Jonathan Oosting.
Dennis Lennox voices his concern for the future of the republican party.
Live from the White House, Jon Decker recaps yesterday's impeachment.
Lansing City Clerk
A post-Election audit of the Presidential Election will take place in Lansing a week from today. Chris Swope gives the details.
Cyber Security Expert
Your smart TV might be spying on you. Kevin Campbell explains.
Real Estate Expert
January 13th, 2021 12:00am
Mark weighs in on why so many people are moving down to Florida from places like New York to begin the year 2021.
Tonya reports on how different states in the U.S. are approaching the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment recap some of the high-profile cases in the courtroom.
Delta Twp State Rep
Angela breaks down the expansion of the Shyft Group that is resulting in hundreds of new jobs at its Charlotte facility. She also discusses state Capitol issues.
Abood Law Firm
Andrew weighs in on pending criminal charges against former Governor Rick Snyder and other former state leaders in connection with the Flint water crisis.
8th District Congresswoman
Elissa explains why she's voting in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.
Peter tells us about his call for a deployment of the Michigan National Guard downtown at the state Capitol ahead of expected armed protests in the days prior to next week's inauguration of President-elect Biden.
Expert on Gut and Brain Health
Laura weighs in on new U.S. dietary guidelines that call for no candy and cake for kids younger than 2 years of age.
January 12th, 2021 12:00am
How to increase employee satisfaction in the workplace with Dr. John Braccio.
Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland gives the latest on the prospect of a 2nd Trump Impeachment.
Tech and Finance Reporter - Crain's Detroit
In light of last weeks events in DC, companies are taking a more careful approach to their political donations. Nick Manes reports.
Jon Decker, an attorney and expert on Impeachment, describes the process and makes a prediction on how congress will vote.
Michigan Capitol Commission
The Capitol Commission unanimously voted to ban open-carry in the Capital building. John Truscott explains.
There have been calls for an investigation of racketeering following the blackballing of the app 'Parler'. Eben Brown gives the details.
January 11th, 2021 12:00am
As a new Covid variant spreads across England, the country is racing to vaccinate the population. Live from London, Simon Owen reports.
Professor Allan Saxe places last week's events at the Capitol in a historical context.
Senior Advisor - The Lincoln Project
In the light of last week's riot at the Capitol, Jeff Timmer talks where the Republican party goes from here.
Macomb County Executive
Mark Hackel speaks on the slow distribution of Covid vaccine's throughout Michigan.
The Capitol Committee will be meeting today to ban open-carry at the state Capitol. Kyle Melinn gives the latest.
CEO - Beast Digital
Was last week's insurrection even worse for the Republican party than losing the election? Ryan Cassin answers the question.
January 8th, 2021 12:00am
Facebook and Twitter both put bans on President Trump's accounts following the insurgency at the Capitol. Eben Brown gives the latest.
Sarah Evangeline Norman
Sarah Evangeline Norman gives her perspective on the riots at the Capitol and the Democratic victories in Georgia.
Senator Tom Barrett shares his thoughts on Wednesdays events in DC, and explain why he signed the letter objecting to the electors.
Rep. Graham Filler talks the Governor's veto of a bi-partisan bill for Criminal Justice reform.
Former Lansing City Councilwoman
Jody Washington talks the City of Lansing's handling of the homeless encampment downtown.
The CDC is reporting more allergic reactions for some Covid vaccines. Jeff Monosso gives the latest.
Dr. Veronica Sites
Therapist and Counselor who specializes in suicide prevention
Dr. Veronica Sites gives tips on how to ward off the post-holiday blues.
January 7th, 2021 12:00am
Dave gives reaction to and recaps yesterday's events at the Capitol building in Washinton DC
Tonya J. Powers gives the latest on yesterday's events inside the Capitol building in Washington DC.
Senior White House Correspondent - Gray Television
Live from Washington DC, Jon Decker speaks on the impact of yesterday's violence at the nation's Capitol.
Michigan State Senator
Senator Hertel Jr. shares his thoughts on the insurrection in DC.
Chad Livengood on how the business world is reacting to yesterday's riots at the Capitol.
Automotive Expert and Lead Reporter for CNBC.COM
Mike Wayland gives the latest sales figures from GM, Fiat Chrysler, and Ford.
Founder - Xavier Degroat Foundation
Xavier Degroat, who was an Intern at the White House and now runs an autism advocacy foundation in Lansing, shares his story.
Founder - The Vested Group
Joel Patterson tells why working from home may not be all it's cracked up to be.
January 6th, 2021 12:00am
Dave weighs in on the Georgia U-S senate runoff elections and today's Congressional proceedings to certify the November election results.
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