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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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Jeff Wilkin
Jeff Wilkin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jeff Wilkin of The Daily Gazette about New York's highest single-day death toll yet from the coronavirus on Tuesday. They also discuss reports that the state Board of Regents has canceled this year's Regents exams for high schoolers. 

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about reports that Google is stepping in to help New York's unemployment claims system amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Apr 6, 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. 

(Airs 04/05/20 @ 6 p.m. & 04/06/20 @ 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, Barbara Lombardo, Journalism Professor at the University at Albany and former Executive Editor of The Saratogian and The (Troy) Record and Former Editor, Investigative Journalist and Professor, Rosemary Armao. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Rex, Barbara and Rosemary talk about hundreds of journalists are laid off as coverage of the coronavirus becomes even more important, how to handle the President’s daily news briefings, and much more.

(Airs 04/03/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator singles out two counties  in the New York City suburbs which have the fastest growing number of covid-19 cases, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the state budget this year filled with economic pain, and UAlbany students help with the coronavirus by 3D printing face shields.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Apr 3, 2020
Melissa Mangini
Melissa Mangini

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting construction projects across New York state. 

(Airs 04/02/20 @ 3 p.m. & 04/04/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

A encore airing of Alan Chartock’s 2004 In Conversation interview with Loet Velmans -- a Sheffield, Massachusetts resident who passed away in 2016, and did hard time in a Japanese prison camp during the Second World War. Loet went on to become Chief Executive Officer of the Hill & Knowlton public relations firm. Alan speaks with Loet about his book Long Way Back To The River Kwai: A Harrowing True Story Of Survival In World War II.

State Senator James Seward and wife Cindy
Jim Kevlin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal, and AllOtsego.com, about some of the most notable cases of coronavirus in Otsego County. As of Tuesday, 19 people have tested positive and one person has died from COVID-19. 

Jeff Wilkin
Jeff Wilkin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jeff Wilkin of The Daily Gazette about reports that a resident at Kingsway Manor Assisted Living in Schenectady, New York has died of the coronavirus. 

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about reports that some Capital Region officials are worried local hospitals could be overwhelmed by coronavirus patients in and around New York City. 

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Mar 30, 2020
Yancey Roy
Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about how the coronavirus pandemic is expected to impact the New York state budget due Wednesday. 

(Airs 03/29/20 @ 6 p.m. & 03/30/20 @ 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, Judy Patrick, Former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association and Former Editor, Investigative Journalist and Professor, Rosemary Armao. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Rex, Judy and Rosemary talk about whether or not the media should air the presidential press briefings, and much more.

(Airs 03/27/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: With the budget due April 1st less than a week away, state lawmakers say, despite the corona virus outbreak, they intend to meet the deadline, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo’s leadership during the covid-19 pandemic, and how some businesses are getting creative to stay active.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Mar 27, 2020
Melissa Mangini
Melissa Mangini

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about how some businesses are shifting their operations to produce masks and ventilators amid the coronavirus pandemic in New York. 

(Airs 03/26/20 @ 3 p.m. & 03/28/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Senator Liz Krueger, a Democrat from New York City.

(Airs 03/26/20 @ 1p.m.) An encore airing of WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation With Mary Beth Pfeiffer, Award-winning investigative journalist and author of the  book Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change.

Dreams Park
Jim Kevlin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal, and AllOtsego.com, about how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting plans for this summer's youth baseball season in Cooperstown, New York. 

Jeff Wilkin
Jeff Wilkin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jeff Wilkin of The Daily Gazette about how Capital Region hospitals are responding to the growing coronavirus pandemic in New York. 

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about reports that 35 inmates at the Albany County Jail are in isolation after an agency nurse tested positive for COVID-19. 

Yancey Roy
Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's response to the coronavirus pandemic in the state. 

(Airs 03/22/20 @ 6 p.m. & 03/23/20 @ 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, Barbara Lombardo, Journalism Professor at the University at Albany and former Executive Editor of The Saratogian and The (Troy) Record, 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, Barbara and Judy practice social distancing while talking about media coverage COVID-19.

(Airs 03/20/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the state comptroller says tough economic times are ahead for the state budget, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on leadership in a time of crisis, and crossing over the northern border is now much more difficult.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Mar 20, 2020
Melissa Mangini
Melissa Mangini

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, for an update on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting businesses across New York state. 

(Airs 3/19/20 @ 3 p.m. & 3/21/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Jesse McKinley, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Times.

Bassett Healthcare Press Conference
Jim Kevlin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal, and AllOtsego.com, for an update on how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting Otsego County. 

Jeff Wilkin
Jeff Wilkin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jeff Wilkin of The Daily Gazette about the rise in coronavirus cases in Albany County. 

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union for the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo has closed all bars, restaurants, movie theaters, gyms, and casinos in the state until further notice. Schools are closed for at least two weeks. 

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Mar 16, 2020
Yancey Roy
Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, for an update on how schools and the state Legislature are reacting to the coronavirus outbreak in New York.  

(Airs 03/15/20 @ 6 p.m. & 03/16/20 @ 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, Barbara Lombardo, Journalism Professor at the University at Albany and former Executive Editor of The Saratogian and The (Troy) Record, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld.

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