© 2024
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

David Guistina

Host/Producer

David Guistina is the host of Capital Connection, Legislative Gazette, and Morning Edition and the producer of the Media Project on WAMC.

  • (Airs 02/23/24 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Senator Gillibrand wants the EPA to readdress the cleanup of PCBS from the Hudson River, we’ll talk with Steve Greenberg from the Siena Poll about what issues New Yorkers are concerned about, and top state and federal officials gather in Malta to celebrate $1.5 billion in federal funding for computer chip manufacturer Global Foundries.
  • (Airs 02/23/24 @ 3 p.m. & 02/25/24 @ 6 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with Judy Patrick, former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and Adjunct Professor at the University, and Media Project producer David Guistina. On this week’s Media Project, Judy, Barbara, Mike and David talk about the role the media has played in changing attitudes towards Russia and Vladimir Putin, Sinclair broadcasting asking listeners what they’re afraid of, teaching students to be skeptical, and much more.
  • (Airs 02/22/24 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC’s David Guistina in conversation with Pollster Steve Greenberg from the Siena College Research Institute about their latest poll out this week.
  • (Airs 02/16/24 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Minority Republicans are proposing legislation meant to curb what they call an unsustainable influx of migrants in the country illegally, Blair Horne of NYPIRG shares his thoughts on why New York has failed when it comes to cancer, and we’ll look at the race for the 109th Assembly District seat.
  • (Airs 02/16/24 @ 3 p.m. & 02/18/24 @ 6 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with former Times Union Editor, current Upstate American, Substack columnist Rex Smith, Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and Adjunct Professor at the University, and WAMC News Director Ian Pickus. On this week’s Media Project, Rex, Barbara, and Ian talk about the White House being upset over coverage of the special counsel’s report, what happens when journalists move to the “dark side,” and much more.
  • (Airs 02/15/24 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC’s David Guistina in conversation with Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) about the environment, voting rights, how New York is failing when it comes to cancer, and much more.
  • (Airs 02/09/24 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: we’ll take a look at how the migrant crisis is playing out in state budget negotiations, the issue of whether to legalize wine sales in grocery stores is back again this year, and A bipartisan delegation of lawmakers joins a federal lawsuit to block the MTA’s congestion pricing plan.
  • (Airs 02/09/24 @ 3 p.m. & 02/11/24 @ 6 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with former Times Union Editor, current Upstate American, Substack columnist Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and Adjunct Professor at the University, and WAMC News Director Ian Pickus. On this week’s Media Project, Rex, Judy, Barbara, and Ian talk about a new program at the State University of New York designed to put student journalists to work in news deserts, police coverage, Tucker Carlson’s interview with Vladimir Putin, and much more.
  • (Airs 02/08/24 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC’s David Guistina in conversation with Kathy Sheehan, President of the New York state Conference of Mayors and Mayor of Albany about what cities, towns, and villages are asking for from state government and how much that will cost.
  • (Airs 02/02/24 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Hochul want to increase the temporary disability leave benefit for injured workers for the first time in 35 years, NY US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was in Albany to launch an effort to keep ghost guns illegal, and nearly $230 million dollars in federal money will connect tens of thousands of Hudson Valley homes still without access to wired, broadband internet.