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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 a Facebook artificial intelligence model that largely missed the mark in predicting the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the Capital Region. 

Mike Goodwin
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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union for an update on the coronavirus pandemic in the Capital Region, including reports that nurses at Albany Medical Center will strike Tuesday.

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Nov 30, 2020
Yancey Roy
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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about why COVID-19 patients may be more likely to survive the second wave of the pandemic in New York. 

(Airs 11/29/20 @ 6 p.m. & 11/30/20 @ 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, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association and Rosemary Armao, Editor and Investigative Journalist and Professor at the University at Albany. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Judy, Rosemary and Rex talk about whether the media will continue to focus on President Donald Trump post-Presidency, the diversity problem in the media, and much more.

(Airs 11/27/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Democrats win a supermajority in the state senate, our political observer Alan Chartock his thoughts on what this new power means, and we’ll speak with the new President & CEO of the Retail Council of NYS.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Nov 27, 2020
Melissa Mangini
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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about how Proctors Collaborative in Schenectady, New York is trying to stay active during the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 

(Airs 11/26/20 @ 3 p.m. & 11/28/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Jesse McKinley, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Times.

Miles Reed
Provided by Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed of The Daily Gazette about reports that Schenectady, Albany, and Saratoga counties are poised to see tighter restrictions as a result of the spike in COVID-19 cases across the region. 

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul
Karen DeWitt/New York Now

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul about reports that Democrats have won a supermajority in the state Senate. 

Mike Goodwin
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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about reports that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation banning the incineration of firefighting foam at facilities such as the Norlite plant in Cohoes. 

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Nov 23, 2020
Yancey Roy
Provided by Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting Thanksgiving plans in New York state. 

(Airs 11/22/20 @ 6 p.m. & 11/23/20 @ 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, Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Barbara Lombardo, Journalism Professor at the University at Albany and former Executive Editor of The Saratogian and The (Troy) Record. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Judy Barbara and Rex talk about whether people should feel sorry for Fox news, the declining public interest in Coronavirus news, and much more.

(Airs 11/20/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: State Legislative leaders face pressure from a wide range of groups to return and deal with pandemic related economic issues, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the President fighting with Governor Cuomo over distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine, and we’ll talk to a professor of sports studies about a new voting bloc – athletes.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Nov 20, 2020
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 the release of a new motorcycle helmet by Kirsh Helmets in Schenectady, New York. 

(Airs 11/19/20 @ 3 p.m. & 11/21/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

Miles Reed
Provided by Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed of The Daily Gazette about a former Schenectady County jail guard who was arrested Tuesday for allegedly beating a detainee last week. 

Mike Goodwin
Provided by Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about how colleges and school districts are reacting to the rise in COVID-19 cases across New York state. 

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Nov 16, 2020
Yancey Roy
Provided by Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about how hospitals in New York state have been preparing for the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. 

(Airs 11/15/20 @ 6 p.m. & 11/16/20 @ 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, 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, Rosemary, Rex, and Ira talk about media coverage the President’s refusal to concede the election, whether the media should be paying close attention to polls based on their bad election performance, and much more.

(Airs 11/13/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: with election day come and gone, the governor and legislature need to make some major decisions soon, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on what went wrong with the polling this election cycle, and as Covid-19 climbs again the University at Albany goes all virtual.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Nov 13, 2020
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 reports that developer Scannell Properties plans to invest $255 million to purchase 245 acres in the Luther Forest Technology Campus in Malta, New York. 

(Airs 11/12/20 @ 3 p.m. & 11/14/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Don Levy, Director of the Siena College Research Institute and the Siena College/NY Times Poll.

Miles Reed
Provided by Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed of The Daily Gazette about the spike in COVID-19 cases across the Capital Region. 

Mike Goodwin
Provided by Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about reports that Regal Cinemas is once again closing its locations in New York as COVID-19 cases rise across the state. 

Yancey Roy
Provided by Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, for the latest on some of New York's State Senate races.

(Airs 11/08/20 @ 6 p.m. & 11/09/20 @ 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, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rosemary, Rex, and Judy talk about media coverage of the elections, what lessons journalists may have learned, and what might change going forward, and much more.

(Airs 11/06/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: we’ll have the mixed results for Democrats and Republicans in this week’s elections, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on some of the more closely watched contests, and we’ll report on a number of Hudson Valley races that are still too close to call.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Nov 6, 2020
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 reports that the owners of Mexican Radio are selling the restaurant's building in Schenectady, New York. 

(Airs 11/05/20 @ 3 p.m. & 11/07/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

An encore interview with WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with the late Joseph Persico about his book - Roosevelt's Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory During WWII.

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