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 Jim Kevlin, Publisher and Editor of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and AllOtsego.com, about a community forum held in Cooperstown Wednesday with Democratic Congressional candidate Antonio Delgado of New York's 19th District.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about Mary Beth Tinning, a Schenectady woman accused of killing her seven children. Tinning was granted parole this month. The pair also discuss the Netflix series "The Punisher," which is filming in downtown Albany this week.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about the 2018 New York gubernatorial race. 

(Airs 7/15 @ 7/16/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex SmithCailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Cailin, Rex and Ira talk about covering political spokespeople, journalists as gatekeepers, balancing what audiences want with what they need, and more.

(Airs 7/13/18 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo rails against the President’s choice for US Supreme Court, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the ripple effect of the President’s Supreme Court nominee in New York, and we’ll report on the impact of tariffs on paper upstate.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about the Buffalo Billion trial verdict.

(Airs 7/12/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Alex Camarda, Senior Policy Advisor for Reinvent Albany.

(Airs 7/11/18 @ 1 p.m.) An encore August, 2016 In Conversation with WAMC’S Alan Chartock and Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer on his book Lincoln and the Power of the Press.

Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about the shooting on Union Street in Schenectady, New York Tuesday.  The pair also discuss The Great Sacandaga Lake.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Buearu Chief for The New York Daily News, about Suffolk County's efforts to combat anti-union activists.  The pair also discuss efforts to pass The Child Victims Act in the state Senate.

(Airs 7/08 & 7/09/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Mike Spain is the Associate Editor of the Times Union. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Cailin, Judy and Mike talk about the shooting in Maryland at the Capital Gazette, New Jersey dedicates millions to strengthen local news coverage, the Washington Post’s Baron says people have taken the press for granted, and more.

(Airs 7/6/18 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: We take a look at how President Trump’s coming choice for Supreme Court Justice might become an issue in the New York Governor’s race, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on how the recent Supreme Court decision on Union dues will impact state unions, and Senator Schumer heads to Columbia County to promote the hemp industry.

(Airs 7/5/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with J.P. Miller, Founder and Publisher of Empire Report New York - a New York state news aggregation website.

(Airs 7/5/18 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Actor, Director and Producer Peter Riegert  - known for his roles in Animal House, The Sopranos, and much more.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about the heat's impact on the region's power grid.  The pair also discuss the collapse of the recyclables market.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about the ramifications of recent primaries in New York.  The pair also discuss Governor Andrew Cuomo's endorsement of Letitia James for attorney general.

(Airs 7/01 & 7/02/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, and Associate Editor of the Times Union Mike Spain. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Cailin, Mike and Ira talk about the influence of today’s broadcast news anchors, the civility debate and the media’s role, if any, Time magazine’s editor defends the crying migrant girl cover, and more.

(Airs 6/29/18 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: we’ll bring you some of the major primary results, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on who and what the primary winners face in the general election, and state union leaders condemn the US Supreme Court decision upholding the right of workers not to pay union dues.

(Airs 6/28/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ed Cox, Chairman of the New York State Republican Party.

(Airs 6/28/18 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Nephrologist Dr. Vincent Carsillo, President and Managing Parter at Capital District Renal Physicians, about dialysis and the new techniques being used to help people live better, healthier lives.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and AllOtsego.com, about an immgration rally, Families Belong Together, scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about the federal primary results across the region.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about today's federal primaries around New York. The pair also discuss the agreement reached between Hoosick Falls, N.Y. and the two companies at the center of the village's contaminated water supply crisis.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Buearu Chief for The New York Daily News, about Tuesday's primaries around New York state.

(Airs 6/24 & 6/25) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, and Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association. On this week’s Media Project Cailin, Rex and Judy talk about the New York Times under fire for agreeing to White House terms on a Stephen Miller interview, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette firing an anti-Trump cartoonist, the media surges to the border as family separation crisis grows, and more.

(Airs 6/22/18 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: State lawmakers end the legislative session with a whimper, our political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on two political corruption trials underway in Manhattan, and state officials outline ways to increase pedestrian safety across New York.

(Airs 6/21/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Stephanie Miner, former Mayor of Syracuse, former Co-Chair of the state Democratic Party and current Independent candidate for Governor of New York.

(Airs 6/21/18 @ 1p.m.) An encore airing of WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation With Mary Beth Pfeiffer, Award-winning investigative journalist and author of the new book Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change.

Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about the Greater Johnstown School District's revised 2018-2019 budget, which passed Tuesday.  The pair also discuss a General Electric molecular biologist, John Nelson, who narrowly missed receiving the 10 millionth issued U.S. patent.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about the ongoing curruption trial of former SUNY Polytechnic Institute President Dr. Alain Kaloyeros.

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