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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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Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Apr 17, 2020
Melissa Mangini
Melissa Mangini

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about reports that Albany International Airport expects $15 million as a result of the federal CARES Act. 

(Airs 4/16/20 @ 3 p.m. & 04/18/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Brooklyn State Senator Julia Salazar.

(Airs 4/16/20 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Claudia Coenen, a creative grief counselor and certified Thanatologist about dealing with grief. Claudia is the author of two books: Shattered by Grief: Picking Up the Pieces to Become Whole Again, and she has a new book being released July 1st called The Creative Toolkit. You can find out more about Claudia Coenen and her work at www.thekarunaproject.com

COVID-19 Diagram
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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 the coronavirus pandemic in Otsego County.

Jeff Wilkin
Jeff Wilkin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jeff Wilkin of The Daily Gazette about a potential treatment for COVID-19 developed by a researcher in Schoharie County. 

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about a multi-state task force formed Monday to help governors from five northeast states, including New York, plan to reopen businesses after the coronavirus pandemic. 

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Apr 13, 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 04/12/20 @ 6 p.m. & 04/13/20 @ 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 current Professor, Rosemary Armao. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Rex, Judy and Rosemary talk about whether reporting on panic buying fuels panic buying, how Americans are perceiving Covid-19 based upon their news source, and much more.

(Airs 04/10/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Despite COVID-19 and the economic impact on the state budget, it does include a provision to permit public campaign financing for elections in future years, our political observer Alan Chartock on claims that Andrew Cuomo has become “America’s Governor” during the pandemic, and we’ll look at how SUNY New Paltz is dealing with the other victim of the coronavirus – mental health.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Apr 10, 2020
Melissa Mangini
Melissa Mangini

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about how banks and businesses are reacting to the rollout of the new Paycheck Protection Program.

(Airs 04/09/20 @ 3 p.m. & 04/11/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Sochie Nnaemeka, State Director of the Working Families Party in New York.

(Airs 04/09/20 @ 1 p.m.) An encore interview today. WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Nephrologist Dr. Vincent Carsillo, President and Managing Partner at Capital District Renal Physicians, about dialysis and the new techniques being used to help people live better, healthier lives.

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, 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 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.

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