Kyle Norris

Kyle Norris got her start in radio as a Michigan Radio intern. Her features have appeared on The Environment Report, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Marketplace, The Splendid Table, World Vision Report, Justice Talking, and The Health Show.

In 2008, she won a Division A (News Staff of 5 or more) first place award from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated for best investigative journalism.

Norris is endlessly fascinated with people and their struggles. She's also fascinated with the figurative beating of the human heart. She loves public radio because it gives her the chance to explore all of those things.

In her downtime she enjoys soccer, yoga, and coffee. Her website is at


Fri May 17, 2013
Around the Nation

Michigan LGBT Youth Center Does Outreach With A Dance 'Hook'

Originally published on Fri May 17, 2013 4:52 pm


Sat September 24, 2011
Music News

Studio On The Go: A Creative Outlet For Kids

Pharlon Randle teaching a workshop.
Mercedes Mejia

Studio on the Go is a program based out of Flint, Mich., that teaches kids the fundamentals of songwriting and music production. The idea is to not imitate the stuff you hear on the radio, but to write your own songs — and the songs the kids write are not your typical bubblegum pop. There are a few ground rules, of course: You've got to keep it positive, and no swearing.

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Sat April 23, 2011
Around the Nation

Life Lessons? For These Kids, It's Like Riding A Bike

An innovative program in Kalamazoo, Mich., is giving children from under-served communities a chance to do something that so many other children take for granted: riding a bicycle. Kyle Norris of Michigan Radio reports.