Kaye LaFond | Online News Intern

Kaye is an alumna of Michigan Tech’s environmental engineering program. She got her start making maps for the Traverse City-based water news organization Circle of Blue, and, since then, she has been devoted to science communication and data visualization.

Kaye has created info-graphics for a variety of organizations, including government science agencies, universities, and nonprofits.

She lives in East Jordan, Michigan with her husband and fur children. East Jordan is in fact about 4 hours north of Ann Arbor. She does a lot of working from home and makes bi-monthly trips downstate. She enjoys living in rural northern Michigan, and spends her free time running, kayaking, drinking wine, and spending time with her four kids.

Tyler Scott | Operations Intern

Tyler Scott

Tyler reports stories and occasionally hosts overnights for Michigan Radio. He holds a degree in political science from the University of Michigan, where he graduated in 2016.

Prior to Michigan Radio, Tyler was a sports reporter for The Michigan Daily, morning host at WMLM 1520am in Alma, Michigan, and news intern at WDET in Detroit.

Tyler was born-and-raised in Michigan and still enjoys spending time in Michigan’s state parks and nature areas. He also enjoys watching Michigan sports, reading, and binge-listening to music and podcasts.