Graham Media Group launched a podcast division in December 2017. Producer and Director of Podcasting Zak Rosen leads the division.
In partnership with GMG’s seven broadcast television stations, the podcast division is uniquely positioned to offer compelling, original audio content, bringing captivating stories to new audiences and giving listeners more stories for them to love.
Zak Rosen is GMG's Director of Podcasting. He's the co-creator and host of the podcast, Pregnant Pause with Zak and Shira and the producer of How to Survive the End of the World. His radio features have been heard on NPR, CBC, BBC, PRI, APM, Deutsche Welle and Radio Helsinki. He was a staff producer on NPR/PRX's State of the Re:Union and prior to that, a co-founding producer of WDET's Detroit Today.
On November 26, 2010, a mother faces her worst nightmare. Andrew, 9 years old, Alexander, 7, and Tanner, 5, disappear. The boys’ father, John Skelton, is the main suspect. Almost a decade later, the mystery of what happened to the boys remains open, with their small Michigan hometown wondering - could a father have committed an unimaginable crime? Reporter Jeremy Allen investigates.
When he was 14 years-old, Rick Wershe, Jr. became one of the youngest FBI informants in American history. The inside information he provided led to the downfall of some of Detroit's biggest drug dealers. Once the FBI no longer needed Rick, he became a dealer in his own right, only until being busted on a cocaine possession charge when he was 17. Wershe has been in prison ever since. Hosted by WDIV investigative reporter, Kevin Dietz, Shattered: White Boy Rick chronicles Wershe's improbable life story.
Like square pegs in round holes, things don't always fit together neatly. Life would be really boring if they did. Join host Roger Weber, as he explores mismatches, along with their intriguing challenges and consequences.
You have a Friend in Detroit is the podcast that explores the nooks and crannies of America’s most denigrated, celebrated, forgotten, important, decimated, resurgent city. Everything you’ve heard about Detroit is true. There are wastelands, and there are artisanal bakeries. There is crime, and there are concerts. There is unemployment, and there are the hardest-working, most creative people you’ll ever meet.