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About the show

Connecting with the community through stories and experiences

Living West Michigan is more than just a program; it celebrates our vibrant community. Through engaging storytelling, we shine a light on the diverse tapestry of West Michigan, showcasing its breathtaking natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and the remarkable individuals who call this region home.

Our mission is clear: to celebrate the essence of West Michigan by uncovering hidden gems, featuring local heroes and initiatives, and promoting a sense of pride and belonging. Each episode is crafted to be fun, inspiring, and engaging, covering multiple topics formatted into segments for a dynamic viewing experience.

Subscribe to our YouTube to see episodes as soon as they air on May 1st!

Led by experienced guides Jennifer Moss, Shelley Irwin, and Kylie Ambu, Living West Michigan provides a platform for voices that might otherwise go unheard. From heartwarming tales of resilience to calls for social change, we believe in the power of community connection and the strength found within diverse stories.

Join us as we celebrate the vibrant people, captivating places, and remarkable things that define Living West Michigan.

Featured Segment

J Schwanke, Everyone’s Favorite "Flower Guy," will be a regular guest on the show, presenting a flower filled segment titled "Living in Bloom." With J’s comfortable and relaxing style, he’ll feature simple techniques that will empower viewers to enjoy the health & wellness benefits of a lifestyle arranged around flowers. You'll recognize J from his nationally acclaimed program, J Schwanke's Life in Bloom, broadcasted on the WGVU Create channel.

Where to Watch

Living West Michigan premieres Wednesday, May 1st at 6 PM

Watch LIVE on WGVU

Watch on YouTube

Stream on the PBS app

Watch the pilot now, and give us your feedback!

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