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David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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Miles Reed
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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed of The Daily Gazette about why superintendents across the Capital Region are calling on New York state to update COVID-19 guidelines in schools. 

Yancey Roy
Provided by Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy of Newsday about the New York legislature, which is poised to extend the state's eviction ban to August 31. 

Marina Villeneuve
Provided by Marina Villeneuve

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Marina Villeneuve of the Associated Press about why it could be tricky for New York to sue over the results of the 2020 census. 

(Airs 04/29/21 @ 3 p.m. & 05/01/21 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Jay Jacobs, Chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee.

(Airs 04/29/21) WAMC’s Alan Chartock in an encore In Conversation With Jim Haskell, Author Of Two Tents: Twenty-One Years Of Discovery On The Appalachian Trail.

Melissa Mangini
Provided by Melissa Mangini / Albany Business Review

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about GlobalFoundries' decision to move its headquarters from Santa Clara, California to Malta, New York. 

Miles Reed
Provided by Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed of The Daily Gazette about a sergeant in the Schenectady County Sheriff's Department who was fired Tuesday following a DWI arrest earlier this week.

Mike Goodwin
Provided by Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about new data from Albany County that shows COVID-19 vaccination rates are lagging in rural areas and among Albany's communities of color. 

Yancey Roy
Provided by Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy of Newsday about why some health officials are concerned by the COVID-19 vaccination rate in New York. 

Marina Villeneuve
Provided by Marina Villeneuve

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Marina Villeneuve of the Associated Press about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's retreat from open news briefings, amid a mounting number of scandals faced by his administration. 

Miles Reed
Provided by Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed of The Daily Gazette about some of the local reaction to Tuesday's verdict in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. 

Mike Goodwin
Provided by Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about plans by the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region to open a grocery store in Albany's South End. 

Yancey Roy
Provided by Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy of Newsday about some of the Republican lawmakers who are exploring a run for governor in New York.

(Airs 04/18/21 @ 6 p.m. & 04/19/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor-at-Large Rex Smith, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Ira and Judy talk about coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial, what the public wants from journalism, politicians and their spokes people, and much more.

Marina Villeneuve
Provided by Marina Villeneuve

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Marina Villeneuve of the Associated Press about how New York lawmakers are responding to the state's nursing home deaths during the coronavirus pandemic.

WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Jason Fung, a Canadian Nephrologist and author who has written about intermittent fasting and how it helps reverse Type 2 Diabetes. Dr. Fung's books include: The Obesity Code, The Complete Guide to Fasting and The Diabetes Code.

Melissa Mangini
Provided by Melissa Mangini / Albany Business Review

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about why New York's $212 billion state budget is good news for construction companies

Miles Reed
Provided by Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed of The Daily Gazette about how Capital Region counties are responding to the recent suspension of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. 

Mike Goodwin
Provided by Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about New York's decision to allow in-person proms and graduation ceremonies under strict COVID-19 guidelines this spring. 

Yancey Roy
Provided by Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy of Newsday for an update on the coronavirus pandemic in New York. They also discuss reports that the state is seeking to suspend or revoke the licenses of about 20 real estate agents in Long Island, following a Newsday investigation of discrimination in the industry. 

Marina Villeneuve
Provided by Marina Villeneuve

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Marina Villeneuve of the Associated Press about the $212 billion budget passed by New York state lawmakers earlier this week. 

(Airs 04/08/21 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr Robert Miraldi, Award-Winning Journalist, Professor and Author of the book Seymour Hersh: Scoop Artist.

Melissa Mangini
Provided by Melissa Mangini / Albany Business Review

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about why one attorney says those hoping to enter New York's upcoming marijuana industry shouldn't wait. 

Miles Reed
Provided by Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed of The Daily Gazette about an agreement by New York state lawmakers to fully fund the state's core education aid formula over the next three years. 

Mike Goodwin
Provided by Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about why New York state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is urging state transportation officials to adopt protocols recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board. 

Yancey Roy
Provided by Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy of Newsday about reports that New York state lawmakers are nearing a budget deal that would increase taxes on top earners and some corporations. 

(Airs 04/02/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the state legislature approves and the governor signs legislation legalizing the adult recreational use of marijuana, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the state budget, and there’s a new reservation system for hiking some of the Adirondack High Peaks trails.

Marina Villeneuve
Provided by Marina Villeneuve

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Marina Villeneuve of the Associated Press about what's holding up the New York state budget. 

(04/01/21 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Stephan Talty, Author of The Secret Agent: In Search of America's Greatest World War II Spy.

Melissa Mangini
Provided by Melissa Mangini / Albany Business Review

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about two developers who hope to transform a prominent section of Saratoga Springs, New York into a resort. 

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