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Quiet Sunday At Heavily-Secured State Capitol

Police in Albany on Sunday
Ian Pickus
Police in Albany on Sunday

WAMC News Director Ian Pickus was at the New York State Capitol in Albany Sunday morning, where he saw a heavy police presence but no crowds. Pickus spoke with WAMC's Lucas Willard on Midday Magazine. 

A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Ian joined WAMC in late 2008 and became news director in 2013. He began working on Morning Edition and has produced The Capitol Connection, Congressional Corner, and several other WAMC programs. Ian can also be heard as the host of the WAMC News Podcast and on The Roundtable and various newscasts. Ian holds a BA in English and journalism and an MA in English, both from the University at Albany, where he has taught journalism since 2013.
Lucas Willard is a reporter and host at WAMC Northeast Public Radio, which he joined in 2011.
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