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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 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.

(Airs 03/13/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the new Coronavirus continues to spread in New York, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Governor’s expanded powers in light of the potential pandemic, and  VT’s attorney general is suing a NY based data collection company over violating Vermonters privacy rights.

(Airs 3/15/20 @ 3 p.m. & 3/17/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

Bassett Hospital Coronavirus Station Tent
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 communities and businesses in Otsego County are responding to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. 

Jeff Wilkin
Jeff Wilkin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jeff Wilkin of The Daily Gazette about the growing coronavirus outbreak in New York, and new safety measures issued by the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese.

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union with an update on the growing coronavirus outbreak in New York. 

(Airs 03/08/20 @ 6 p.m. & 03/09/20 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, Former Editor, Investigative Journalist and Professor, Rosemary Armao, 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, Mike, Rosemary and Judy talk about how the media is covering the Coronavirus, how the press covered the results of Super Tuesday, what happened with Chris Matthews leaving MSNBC, and much more.

(Airs 03/06/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the Coronavirus is now in New York, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the politics surrounding COVID-19, and two Capital Region lawmakers introduce legislation to ban the burning PFAS chemicals.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Mar 6, 2020
Melissa Mangini
Melissa Mangini

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about how the split between Vic Christopher and Heather Lavine of Clark House Hospitality is allowing the business in Troy, New York to grow. 

(Airs 3/05/20 @3 p.m. & 3/07/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Blair Horner, Executive Director of NYPIRG, the New York Public Interest Research Group.

(Airs 3/05/20 @ 1 p.m.)  On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Historian Dr. Richard Pfau discuss President Harry Truman's Truman Doctrine speech. In addition, listeners will have an opportunity to actually hear the speech as it was delivered on March 12th, 1947.

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 barn fire that injured five firefighters in Middlefield, New York last week. 

Jeff Wilkin
Jeff Wilkin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jeff Wilkin of The Daily Gazette about reports that College of Saint Rose President Carolyn Stefanco will step down from her position when her contract ends on June 30. 

Morning Headlines With Yancey Roy

Mar 2, 2020
Yancey Roy
Yancey Roy

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany bureau chief for Newsday, about reports that New York has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the state. 

(Airs 03/01/20 @ 6 p.m. & 03/02/20 @ 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, 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. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Rex, Barbara and Ira talk about how the moderators handled the Democratic Presidential debate in South Carolina, the Trump Administration sues the New York Times, whether newspapers should endorse candidates, and much more.

(Airs 02/28/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Jewish Community Centers across the country were emailed anonymous threats prompting an evacuation in Albany, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with Assembly Majority Leader, Buffalo Democrat Crystal Peoples-Stokes, and the EPA takes a step closer to setting drinking water limits for two PFAS chemicals.

Morning Headlines With Melissa Mangini

Feb 28, 2020
Melissa Mangini
Melissa Mangini

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about reports that Plug Power is teaming up with Lightning Systems of Colorado to make the world's first zero-emission delivery truck. 

(Airs 02/27/20 @ 3 p.m. & 02/29/20 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes.

Jim Kevlin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal, and AllOtsego.com, about Mary Margaret Robbins, a heart-transplant survivor running for Cooperstown village trustee who would be the first Republican to hold the position in a decade if elected. 

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