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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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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, Editor of the Albany Business review.

NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast...

The Miami Heat have done it to the Boston Celtics once again in the NBA’s Eastern Conference finals.

(Airs 09/17/20 @ 3 p.m. & 09/19/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Jesse Mckinley, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Times.

(Airs 9/17/20 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Author, Journalist, Editor, Columnist, and (unofficial) Berkshire Historian Bernard Drew.

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

In Major League Baseball, The Los Angeles Dodgers are the first team to clinch a playoff spot in the pandemic-shortened season.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of the Daily Gazette about a rally involving Schenectady landlords who say the eviction ban is leaving them broke.

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo  helped the Miami Heat take Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals against Boston. Butler converted a three-point play with 12 seconds left in overtime to put the Heat ahead for good in a 117-114 triumph over the Celtics. Adebayo blocked Jayson Tatum’s dunk attempt in the final seconds to seal the win.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Times Union City Editor Mike Goodwin about the tragic drive-by shooting death of Ayshawn Davis in Troy, NY.

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Sunny today. Highs in the mid to upper 60s.  

Clear tonight. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly sunny and breezy tomorrow. Highs in the mid 70s.

Ben Roethlisberger looked like his former self on Monday after missing the final 14 games of last season following elbow surgery.

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Sep 14, 2020
Yancey Roy
Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about why county jail populations are down across New York state. 

(Airs 09/13/20 @ 6 p.m. & 09/14/20 @ 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, Rosemary Armao, Editor and Investigative Journalist and Professor at the University at Albany, and Judy Patrick, Former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Rex, Rosemary, and Judy talk about the ethical controversy over Bob Woodward’s new book Rage, the President tries to have a Fox News reporter fired, how the coronavirus has impacted local news organizations, and more.

(Airs 09/11/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: New York U.S. Senator Schumer comes to Albany to promote bipartisan legislation to help the arts economy, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on how the Governor has handled potential, massive cuts to the state budget, and as children across NY head back to school, the Dutchess County Executive tells us what he’s hearing from parents.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Sep 11, 2020
Melissa Mangini
Melissa Mangini

Saratoga Race Course wrapped its annual summer meet this week — an unusual season made quiet by the coronavirus pandemic. WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, for an update on how businesses in Saratoga Springs are faring. 

(09/10/20 @ 3 p.m. & 09/12/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with E. J. McMahon, Adjunct Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and research director of the Empire Center for Public Policy - an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank based in Albany, NY.

(Airs 09/10/20) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Clarinetist, Award-Winning Photographer and Author Arlene Alda about her latest book Just Kids from the Bronx.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed of The Daily Gazette about the obstacles facing local schools as they try to comply with New York's new online COVID-19 dashboard. 

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about reports that nurses at Albany Medical Center have authorized a potential strike. 

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Sep 7, 2020
Yancey Roy
Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, for an update on the coronavirus pandemic in New York state. 

(Airs 09/06/20 @ 6 p.m. & 09/07/20 @ 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, Rosemary Armao, Editor and Investigative Journalist and Professor at the University at Albany, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Rex, Rosemary, and Ira talk about media coverage of climate change, rating the coverage of the political conventions, how politics has become a greater part of sports coverage, and much more.

(Airs 09/04/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: When it comes to masks, school teachers and college professors want more comprehensive guidelines to help prevent spread of the coronavirus, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a loss in court for New Yorks’ third parties, and census takers hit the streets before the September 30th deadline.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Sep 4, 2020
Melissa Mangini
Melissa Mangini

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about how lumber costs are causing some developers to suspend their projects. 

(Airs 09/03/20 @ 3 p.m. & 09/05/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Blair Horner, the Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG).

(Airs 9/03/20 @ 1 p.m.) An encore airing of WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Daniel Ellsberg, Activist, Lecturer, Author, and Former U.S. Military Analyst who is best known for releasing the Pentagon Papers in 1971.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed of The Daily Gazette about how cuts to school aid in New York are set to impact high school students in the Capital Region's urban districts. 

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about why local officials are encouraging people to get vaccinated for influenza.

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Aug 31, 2020
Yancey Roy
Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about the spike in COVID-19 cases in colleges like SUNY Oneonta. 

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