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 reports that New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has joined President Trump's impeachment defense team. 

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about reports that the New York state Attorney General's office is investigating the state Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators, a nonprofit controlled by state lawmakers. 

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Jan 20, 2020
Yancey Roy
Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's expected state budget plan Tuesday. 

(Airs 01/19/20 @ 6 p.m. & 01/20/20 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, 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, Rosemary Judy and Rex talk about media coverage of the Democratic Presidential debate, continuing coverage of impeachment, and much more.

(Airs 01/17/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo announces security funding for communities in Rockland County, after a machete attack at a rabbi’s home in late December, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the fight brewing over new bail reforms, and the Governor and legislature agree on legislation to improve limousine safety.

(Airs 1/16 @ 3 p.m. & 1/18/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Democratic New York State Senator Liz Krueger.

(Airs 1/16/20 @ 1 p.m.) 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.

Jim Kevlin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal, and AllOtsego.com, about a 3,000-acre solar farm proposed in West Laurens, New York. 

Jeff Wilkin
Jeff Wilkin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jeff Wilkin of The Daily Gazette about a number of limousine safety bills passed by the New York Legislature in response to the Schoharie crash that killed 20 people in 2018. 

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about the ongoing financial shocks felt from the collapse of MyPayrollHR four months ago.

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Jan 13, 2020
Yancey Roy
Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about rising calls to revise New York's new criminal justice reforms. 

(Airs 01/12/20 @ 6 p.m. & 01/13/20 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, 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, Rosemary Judy and Rex talk about how local news is localizing the Iran conflict, how to get more young reporters in the newsroom, covering two big stories at once – Iran and Iraq, and much more.

(Airs 01/10/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo delivers his 10th state of the state address, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his analysis of the speech, and a new poll finds consumer sentiment in New York is at the highest point in a decade.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Jan 10, 2020
Melissa Mangini
Melissa Mangini

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about reports that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning to end the tipped wage for certain industries. 

(Airs 01/09/20 @ 3 p.m. & 01/11/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG).

Jeff Wilkin
Jeff Wilkin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jeff Wilkin of The Daily Gazette about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's expected State of the State address today. 

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about New York's plan to "re-imagine the Erie Canal," and reports that former Congressman John Sweeney and Cohoes Assistant Police Chief Tom Ross have written letters in support of the former, soon-to-be-sentenced Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Jan 6, 2020
Yancey Roy
Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's expected State of the State address this week. 

(Airs 01/05/20 @ 6 p.m. & 01/06/20 @ 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 Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, Former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Rex, Judy and Ira talk about the best people on TV news, how to make newspapers relevant, how to rebuild trust in the media, and much more.

(Airs 1/03/20 @ 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 a preview of the coming legislative session and a closer look at sever new laws that take effect, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the terrible attack on Jews celebrating Hannukuh, a rise in anti-semitism, and the Governor’s call for a Domestic Terrorism Law.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Jan 3, 2020
Melissa Mangini
Melissa Mangini

WAMC's David Guistina and Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, discuss reports that the GlobalFoundries manufacturing plant in Malta, New York is on track to finish with record sales in 2020. 

(Airs 01/02/20 @ 3 p.m. & 01/04/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

(Encore Airing) The Power of Words -- On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Historian Harold Holzer discuss President Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural - delivered by Academy Award Winning Actor F. Murray Abraham.

Jim Kevlin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal, and AllOtsego.com, about an effort to push Otsego County to become a "sanctuary county," where New York's 2013 SAFE Act would not be enforced.

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about reports that Keri Kresler, the whistleblower who helped investigate claims that Albany County employees worked on county Executive Dan McCoy’s campaign on taxpayer time, has now filed a civil rights lawsuit against McCoy and other county leaders.

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Dec 30, 2019
Yancey Roy
Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about the domestic terrorism law proposed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo following Saturday's stabbing incident at a Hanukkah celebration in Monsey.

(Airs 12/29/19 @ 6 p.m. & 12/30/19 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Editor and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao, Judy Patrick, Former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Media Project Producer David Guistina. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Rosemary Judy and David talk about another financial blow to traditional newspapers, news deserts, ghost papers, and the future of journalism.

(Airs 12/27/19 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: New York will start the new year with the biggest budget deficit since the great recession, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on whether the state will legalize cannabis for recreational use in 2020, and we take a look at how law enforcement agencies in Albany County are preparing for criminal justice reforms taking effect January 1.

(Airs 12/26/19 # 3 p.m. & 12/28/19 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Jesse McKinley, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Times.

(12/26/19 @ 1 p.m.) Today at 1 O’clock, WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Psychiatrist and Author Dr. Bick Wanck about his new book Mind Easing: The 3 Layered Healing Plan for Anxiety and Depression.

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