CMU Public Broadcasting
A Public Service of Central Michigan University
 
 

About WCMU

As one of Central Michigan University’s principal public service commitments, CMU Public Broadcasting has provided television and radio programming and other outreach activities for over 30 years to residents of 52 counties in central and northern Michigan and portions of Ontario.  With five television and eight radio stations reaching almost 6 million people, CMU Public Broadcasting is the largest university-owned public broadcasting network in the nation and is a vital community resource.

CMU Public Television offers programs that educate, inspire and entertain.  These programs include a combination of national programs, such as the award-winning PBS children’s programs, Antiques Roadshow, NOVA, and Masterpiece Theatre, and high quality local programs including, Ask the Specialists, Quiz Central, Destination Michigan, and Capitol Report.

CMU Public Radio provides outstanding programming around the clock.  In addition to national programs such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered and A Prairie Home Companion, our radio network offers a wide range of local programs featuring classical music, jazz, and award-winning local news and information.

 
 

Our Mission Statement

A service of Central Michigan University, CMU Public Broadcasting’s mission is to:

• Inform and entertain our viewers and listeners throughout central and northern Michigan with programming and services that reflect and respect the cultures of our state and world.

• Present a balanced schedule of thoughtful programs that have the potential to change lives.

• Bring arts and culture to central and northern Michigan by organizing and promoting university and community events.

• Identify and bring together university and community experts and resources to address issues relevant to the communities we serve.

 
 

Our Vision ...

CMU Public Broadcasting strives to be a positive influence in our communities.  We work to be responsive to the needs of our viewers and listeners and to be the recognized source in central and northern Michigan for:

• Identifying important issues in our communities and offering programs and services that empower individuals to make informed decisions.

• Presenting unique performance programs that offer a comfortable alternative to other programming.

... and Values

• CMU Public Broadcasting embraces cultural diversity and provides a forum to better understand our rich heritage.

• We believe that education is essential to improving our future and that lifelong learning is desirable and necessary.

• We believe an informed public is better equipped to make decisions on the social issues that face our communities.

 
 
Our Radio and Television Coverage Areas
   
CMU Public Radio
CMU Public Television

1 WCMU-FM 89.5 Mt. Pleasant

WUCX-FM 90.1 Bay City

WCML-FM 91.7 Alpena

95.1 FM Traverse City

WCMB-FM 95.7 Oscoda

WWCM-FM 96.9 Standish

WCMZ-FM 98.3 Sault Ste. Marie

WCMW-FM 103.9 Harbor Springs
1 WCML 6 Alpena

WCMV 27 Cadillac

WCMW 21 Manistee

WCMU-TV 14 Mt. Pleasant

WCMZ-28 Flint
 
 

Directions to the WCMU Studios

CMU Public Broadcasting
1999 East Campus Drive Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone (989) 774-3105

Flint/Saginaw/Detroit Northern Suburbs
(Warren, Troy, Oakland & Macomb Counties) Take I-75 north to the Midland US 10 exit. Follow the exit into Midland and watch signs for US 10/20. Take M-20 west into Mt. Pleasant. Once in Mt. Pleasant, M-20 becomes Pickard Street. Continue on M-20/Pickard until you reach Mission Street, the sixth stoplight. Turn left. Go to the sixth traffic light at Broomfield Street, turn right. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.

Ann Arbor/Detroit Southern Suburbs
(Livonia, Dearborn, Trenton, Wayne County) Take Interstate 96 west to Lansing, then US 127 north following the directional signs to Clare. Proceed north on US 127 to the first Mt. Pleasant exit. You will exit onto Mission Street. At the second stoplight, Broomfield Street, turn left. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.

Lansing/Battle Creek
Take Interstate 94 east to 69/27 toward Lansing. From Lansing, take US 127 north following signs to Clare. Proceed north on US 127 to the first Mt. Pleasant exit. You will exit onto Mission Street. At the second stoplight, Broomfield Street, turn left. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.

Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo
Take Interstate 131 to Grand Rapids/Cadillac. Take highway M46 east toward Lakeview or Saginaw. At Six Lakes (blinker light), turn left or north on highway 66. Continue to Remus, and at the traffic light turn right or east on M20. Once in Mt. Pleasant, M20 becomes High Street. At the sixth traffic light (Mission Street), turn right. At the fourth stoplight (Broomfield Street), turn right. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.

Big Rapids
Take highway M20 east to Mt. Pleasant. At the sixth traffic light (Mission Street), turn right. At the fourth stoplight (Broomfield Street), turn right. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.

Northern Michigan and Upper Peninsula
Take I-75 to US 127 south to the first Mt. Pleasant exit, which is also Business 127. Business 127 becomes Mission Street. Go to the sixth traffic light at Broomfield Street, turn right. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.

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