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|David Nicholas is the host of Capitol Report, a half-hour program that features one-on-one interviews with Michigan Legislators concerning the issues that face our state. In addition to hosting Capitol Report between January and May each year, David produces and hosts the "Meet the Candidates" series each election cycle. David is also the news director for CMU Public Radio. Our resident early-bird, David hosts Morning Edition each weekday between 6 and 9 a.m. He and his small staff of student reporters also produce the many local and regional news and feature stories you hear during Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Davids tireless efforts in the newsroom resulted in WCMU FM being named 2003 Public Broadcasting Station of the Year. He has earned a number of awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, including several honors for broadcast excellence.
David began his career with CMU Public Radio as music director and host of Nightside for 11 years (1990-2001). During that time he also served as emcee of the Flint Jazz Festival.
Before joining WCMU, David worked as a board operator for WFBE in Flint from 1983-1985, weekend announcer for WDEY in Lapeer in 1988 and Evening Classical Announcer at WITF in Harrisburg, PA from 1988-1990.
David received a degree in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts from Central Michigan University with a minor in Music History in 1987.