Impact 89FM

Joe Dandron
Joe is a junior journalism student from Montague, Michigan. Joe serves as the Station Manager for Impact 89FM after spending his sophomore and junior year as Sports Director. Joe covers primarily MSU football, cross country and track and field but fills in covering men's and women's basketball. Joe also broadcasts these sports and has a degree focus in writing, editing, and reporting.  Joe currently works at the Lansing State Journal as a news assistant covering prep sports in the Lansing area and tell stories of the Greater Lansing community. He previously interned with WJRT - ABC12 in Flint, Michigan and with WKAR Radio (NPR's Lansing Affiliate).

Joe Dandron, Station Manager

Aug 16, 2020
Green and White Report – 8/16/20 – Bach and Dandron Takeover (Story)
Jul 19, 2020
MSU Track standout, Tony Martin, 19, dies in Saginaw shooting (Story)
Jul 08, 2020
Dandron: Five-star guard Max Christie commits to MSU, and now, fans can get excited (Story)
Jul 05, 2020
Dandron: Emoni Bates is transcendent, but will he ever suit up for the Spartans? (Story)
Jun 01, 2020
Dandron: Despite recent decommit, new head coach Tucker still making strides as program begins to find its footing (Story)
May 29, 2020
Spartan Red Zone – 5/29/2020 – OK Boomer (Story)
May 15, 2020
New recruit and preferred walk-on Logan Murray plans to blaze his own trail in choosing to come to MSU (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Former Spartan defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson joins MSU staff (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
MSU football gets another commit: 3-star guard Kevin Wigenton II (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
Talking with Dr. Maybank (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
Here is where these MSU football players signed following the 2020 NFL Draft (Story)
Apr 25, 2020
Raequan Williams goes undrafted, immediately signs with Eagles (Story)
Apr 25, 2020
Josiah Scott gets drafted in fourth round of NFL Draft by Jacksonville Jaguars (Story)
Apr 21, 2020
President Stanley speaks on COVID-19 pandemic with Impact 89FM (Story)
Apr 20, 2020
Social Night – 4/20/20 – The Last Dance, parts 1 and 2 (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
3-star Derrick Harmon announces commitment to MSU (Story)
Apr 10, 2020
Social Night – 4/10/20 – Modern Family S11E17/18: Finale Part 1 & 2 (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
MSU gets verbal commitment from local offensive tackle (Story)
Apr 07, 2020
MSU nabs 3-star Davion Primm, first recruit to verbal commit under Tucker (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
Courtney Hawkins leaves Flint Beecher to coach at MSU, but he’s still just a phone call away (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
A breakdown of MSU football’s new coaching staff (Story)
Mar 25, 2020
MSU introduces ‘Satisfactory/Not Satisfactory’ grading option for students (Story)
Mar 18, 2020
Spartan Red Zone – 03/18/20 – Semi-Quarantine (Story)
Mar 06, 2020
Dandron: Spartans can compete for national title, but Watts must lead (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Mel Tucker introduced as head coach at MSU, ‘absolutely the right decision’ (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Dandron: Hire of Mel Tucker, win over Illini couldn’t have come at a better time (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Colorado’s Mel Tucker to become next MSU head coach (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
Luke Fickell decides to stay with Cincinnati, will not become next coach at MSU (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
SRZ Live!–Mark Dantonio Resignation Reaction (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Head coach Mark Dantonio retires after 13 seasons with MSU football (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Kobe Bryant: A legacy, fatherhood and more than just sports (Story)
Jan 02, 2020
Spartans trounce Illini, 76-56 at home (Story)
Dec 27, 2019
Spartans muster enough offense, beat Wake Forest in 2019 Pinstripe Bowl (Story)
Dec 26, 2019
MSU heads to Yankee Stadium for battle in the Big Apple (Story)
Dec 15, 2019
Ayrault, Hollie lead Spartans in 93-48 win over Morehead State (Story)
Dec 15, 2019
Common goal: Spartans begin to find roles and themselves  (Story)
Dec 09, 2019
Kenny Willekes awarded Burlsworth Trophy as nations top former walk-on (Story)
Dec 08, 2019
Spartans headed to New York City, will face Wake Forest in Pinstripe Bowl (Story)
Dec 06, 2019
MSU football: regular season MVP’s and who to watch in 2020 (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
Defense, youth, keys strong start for MSU women’s basketball (Story)
Nov 29, 2019
MSU Football takes on Maryland with chance to go bowling (Story)
Nov 28, 2019
Dandron: This Thanksgiving, remember that life is more than just a game. (Story)
Nov 24, 2019
Green & White Report – 11/24/19 – Technical Difficulties (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
MSU heads to Rutgers with bowl eligibility on the line (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 11/21/19 – What’s Next? (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Malik Hall named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Green & White Report – 11/17/19 – Henry Steps In (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 11/14/19 – Michigan Week (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
The recruit that almost was: Tyrese Maxey shines against Spartans (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Impact Izzone – 11/5/19 – Lack of Sleep at Madison Square Garden (Story)
Nov 03, 2019
Green & White Report – 11/3/19 – Block by Mitchell (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Michigan State linebacker Joe Bachie declared ineligible following failed drug test (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 10/31/19 – Halloween Costumes (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Men’s Basketball Postgame Show – Michigan State vs. Albion (Story)
Oct 27, 2019
Green & White Report – 10/27/19 – Eat Crow (Story)
Oct 25, 2019
Spartans look to contain explosive Penn State offense in conference showdown (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Expectations, improvement and Foster Loyer in year two (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Michigan State midseason grades for every position group (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
Cam Chambers enters name into transfer portal, fifth Spartan to do so this season (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 10/16/29 – Absolute Unit (Story)
Oct 15, 2019
Joe Bachie named to AP Midseason All-American team (Story)
Oct 12, 2019
When it rains, it pours: Michigan State gets shut out against Wisconsin on the road (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
Michigan State heads to Madison for a game set to be decided in the trenches (Story)
Oct 10, 2019
Straight outta Algonac: Morgan Beadlescomb has arrived (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 10/5/19 – Ohio State Postgame with OSU Student Radio (Story)
Oct 05, 2019
No. 4 Ohio State overcomes slow start, rolls in victory over No. 25 MSU (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
Dandron: Between Michigan State and Ohio State, nothing is ever guaranteed (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 10/2/19 – O-H-I-O (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
Womens basketball team in high spirits, healthy as official practice gets underway (Story/Media)
Sep 26, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 9/26/19 – Backup QB (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Joe Bachie named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Story)
Sep 21, 2019
Spartans, Mark Dantonio earn record-setting win in Big Ten opener against Northwestern (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
Dandron: Confusing end to ASU game as strange as Wildcats’ recent dominance over MSU (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 9/19/19 – Do You Understand? (Story)
Sep 14, 2019
Dandron: With win 110 looming, MSU falters and loses to Arizona State (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
Spartans look for revenge as Arizona State comes to town (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 9/11/19 – Jim McElwain and Sharks (Story)
Sep 08, 2019
Dandron: Ugly jerseys on their backs, Spartans offense gets pretty (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 9/5/19 – Flu Game (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Spartans drop one spot in AP Top 25 poll (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Dandron: Dantonio calls out offense, now it must answer against Western Michigan (Story)
Sep 02, 2019
Willekes nabs Big Ten, National Defensive Player of the Week honors (Story)
Sep 01, 2019
Green & White Report – 9/1/19 – Tailgate Season (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
Dandron: Game against mid-major Tulsa now a major moment in Dantonio’s tenure (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 8/29/19 – Welcome Week (Story)
Aug 22, 2019
Michigan State football names 2019 captains (Story)
Aug 05, 2019
Spartan offense, defense both look to make big plays as camp gets underway (Media)
Aug 05, 2019
MSU secondary tries to bring the energy to take their game to another level in 2019 (Story)
Aug 02, 2019
Michigan, Michigan State ranked No. 7 and No. 20 in preseason coaches poll (Story)
Jul 31, 2019
MSU Football season previews: Western Michigan (Story)
Jul 26, 2019
MSU Football season previews: Tulsa (Story)
Jul 21, 2019
The Green & White Report – 07/21/19 – We’re back!! (Story)
Jul 19, 2019
B1G Media Days 2019: Biggest headlines and news from media days (Story/Media)
Jul 19, 2019
Spartan Red Zone – 7/19/19 – B1G Media Days Special (Story)
Jul 19, 2019
B1G Media Days 2019: Day One Interviews (Media)
Jul 18, 2019
Big Ten Media Days 2019: Raequan Williams and ‘Chasing the Dream’ (Story/Media)
Jul 18, 2019
2019 Big Ten Media Days: Biggest storyline, question surrounding each team (Story)
May 17, 2019
Dandron: Former MSU running back LJ Scott steps away from NFL, but why? (Story)
May 13, 2019
The Green & White Report – 05/12/19 – I Am Legend or Summer in East Lansing? (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
MSU snags legacy four-star defensive back for 2020 class (Story)
Apr 13, 2019
Spring game 2019: All eyes on the offense, defensive backs (Story)
Mar 31, 2019
Michigan State and Izzo prove they’re not done yet, take down Duke in instant classic (Story)
Mar 30, 2019
MSU, Tom Izzo, look to exorcise demons in Elite Eight matchup with transcendent Duke team (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
Spartans punch ticket to Elite Eight, take down LSU in Sweet 16 matchup (Story)
Mar 28, 2019
Waters and Winston focused on team, not themselves ahead of Sweet 16 showdown (Story)
Mar 28, 2019
Lewerke’s arm “live” according to Dantonio, offense “explosive” as MSU completes first scrimmage of spring (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
Spartans draw in-state Central Michigan, No. 9 seed in Chicago Regional (Story)
Mar 12, 2019
Biggest takeaways from the regular season (Story)
Mar 12, 2019
NBA talk Tuesdays: Pistons’ success not a mirage as team barrels toward postseason (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Curtain call: home schedule nears end as Penn State comes to town Wednesday (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
NBA talk Tuesdays: why tanking is good for future, bad for short term (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Spartans head to Wisconsin to open two-game road stretch (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
Breslin Breakdown – 2/5/19 – Guess Who’s Back (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
No. 23 Spartans find comfort at home, bounce back against inconsistent Illinois (Story)
Jan 03, 2019
Ahead of matchup with Northwestern, MSU’s women’s basketball looking like conference contender (Story)
Dec 11, 2018
Jenna Allen, Spartans stun No. 3 Oregon 88-82 (Story)
Dec 09, 2018
MSU upsets No. 3 Oregon behind Allen’s strong night (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
Spartans welcome No. 3 Oregon for weekend showdown (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
MSU breeze past Hillsdale in exhibition (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
MSU smothers Northern Michigan early in lone exhibition (Story)