Elizabeth Hill | WAMC

Elizabeth Hill

National Productions/ Outreach Coordinator and Producer

Elizabeth Hill graduated from the State University of New York at Oneonta with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication specializing in audio editing.  Shortly after graduation she began working at WAMC in the engineering department as a weekend control room operator.  Hill brought her passion for traveling to Northeast Public Radio by introducing Postcards From The Road.  Postcards is WAMC's travel podcast, which talks to people from all walks of life about their travel experiences. From the international coffee trade and a quest for sobriety to Alaskan dog races across the U.S. to the high peaks in New York's Adirondack Park. Postcards brings listeners on a journey across the globe.

In 2019 she began work in the programming department. She coordinates efforts to expand WAMC listenership to radio stations across the country. 

Hill is also a contributing producer for WAMC's national productions 51% and The Best Of Our Knowledge. Reporting for 51% she has introduced WAMC listeners to TIME'S UP and competitive axe throwing. Hill has also spoken with authors on topics such as faith and politicsdepression and racial injustice.  For The Best Of Our Knowlege, Hill has spoken to multiple authors including Callum Roberts, a leading marine conservationist.

Additionally, Hill is the radio editor for WAMC's music program Live At The Linda in 2019. LATL brings listeners some of the best musical performances that have played at The Linda- WAMC's performing arts studio.

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On the same day the Timberwolves finally traded Jimmy Butler, Minnesota snapped a five-game losing streak with a 120-113 win Monday over the visiting Brooklyn Nets.

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 25 points and grabbed a season-high 21 rebounds for Minnesota, and Jeff Teague returned from a six-game absence to score 24 points

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Albany's 63rd annual Veterans Day Parade begins Monday morning at 11 a.m. at the corner of Central Avenue and Ontario Street. 

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The New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs are the NFL's only one-loss teams through the first 10 weeks of the NFL season.

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Marc Gasol and the Memphis Grizzlies were able to cool off the Denver Nuggets.

Gasol capped his 20-point night by hitting the go-ahead free throws with 4.6 seconds to play in the Grizzlies' 89-87 win over the Nuggets. Jaren Jackson Jr. also had 20 points and Gasol finished with 12 rebounds as Memphis improved to 4-0 at home.

NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

A mix of sun and clouds and breezy tomorrow.  Highs in the mid to upper 50s.  

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Top-ranked Kansas has opened its men's basketball schedule by taking Game 1 of the Champions Classic at Indianapolis.

Quentin Grimes scored 21 points in his college debut and the Jayhawks took a 44-27 halftime lead before holding off No. 10 Michigan State, 92-87. Dedric Lawson added 20 points and 14 rebounds for Kansas, which took control with a 13-3 run that put the Jayhawks ahead, 30-17.

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The Tennessee Titans were able to end a three-game losing streak by handing Dallas its first home loss of the season.

Marcus Mariota threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as the Titans beat the Cowboys, 28-14 near Dallas. Mariota was 21 of 29 for 240 yards without an interception, although he fumbled on each of Tennessee's first two possessions.

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The New Orleans Saints are the first team to beat the Los Angeles Rams this season, but it wasn't easy.

The Saints coughed up a 35-14 lead before scoring on two drives in the final 6 ½ minutes to beat the Rams, 45-35. Wil Lutz put New Orleans ahead with a 54-yard field goal and Michael Thomas capped his record-setting performance by hauling in a 72-yard scoring pass from Drew Brees with 3:52 to play.

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Nick Mullens was named the San Francisco 49ers' starting quarterback a few hours before Thursday's game against Oakland. The undrafted free agent delivered with the most productive debut for an NFL quarterback since the 1970 merger.

Mullens completed 16 of his 22 passes for 262 yards, three touchdowns and a 151.9 passer rating as the Niners blasted the Raiders, 34-3. He threw TD passes to Pierre Garcon and Kendrick Bourne on the opening two drives and coasted to the most lopsided win in this series since San Francisco won the first meeting, 38-7 in 1970.

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Derrick Rose turned back the clock Wednesday and gave the type of performance that had people projecting him as a perennial NBA most valuable player.

The 30-year-old point guard poured in 34 of his career-high 50 points in the second half to lead the Timberwolves past the Utah Jazz, 128-125 at Minnesota. Rose was in tears after the game as he walked off the court serenaded by chants of "MVP! MVP!" from the home crowd. He has been derailed by injuries since he was the 2011 NBA MVP.

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The Boston Celtics have a three-game winning streak and a 5-2 record after beating the Detroit Pistons for the second time in four days.

Kyrie Irving poured in a season-high 31 points and Jayson Tatum added 16 as the Celtics escaped with a 108-105 victory over the visiting Pistons.

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The Boston Red Sox are World Series champions once again.

The Red Sox ended the Fall Classic in five games as Steve Pearce and David Price led them to a 5-1 victory over the Dodgers in Los Angeles.

Pearce homered twice for Boston, including a two-run drive in the first inning that put the Red Sox ahead to stay. He delivered three home runs and seven RBIs over the last 11 innings to earn series MVP honors

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This year's World Series hasn't been a ratings winner.

An average of 13,442,000 people tuned to Fox for Boston's 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night, down 13 percent from Houston's 7-6, 11-inning win over the Dodgers in the second game last year. This was the lowest Game 2 viewership since 12,917,000 for Kansas City's 7-2 victory over San Francisco in 2014.

The Red Sox have a two-games-to-none lead in the Fall Classic following 8-4 and 4-2 wins. Game 3 is Friday at 8:09 p.m. Red Sox Pitcher Rick Porcello will start against Dodgers’ Walker Buehler.

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David Price has followed his finest postseason start with another strong performance as the Boston Red Sox took a two-games-to-none lead in the World Series.

Price allowed two runs and three hits while striking out five over six innings of the Red Sox's 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Fenway Park. The three hits came while the Dodgers were scoring twice in the fourth inning to take a brief 2-1 lead.

Price previously pitched in Boston's AL pennant clinching, striking out nine over six scoreless innings.

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The Boston Red Sox have opened the World Series by thumping Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers' bullpen.

Andrew Benintendi was 4-for-5 with an RBI single and three runs scored as the Red Sox whipped the Dodgers, 8-4. Pinch-hitter Eduardo Nunez put Boston in control with a three-run blast off Alex Wood in the seventh.

J.D. Martinez added an RBI single and a run-scoring double to the victory, which leaves the Red Sox 13-2 in World Series games since dropping Game 7 of the 1986 Fall Classic. Boston is seeking its fourth championship in 15 seasons.

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Matt Ryan threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Hall, Tevin Coleman broke loose on a 30-yard scoring run and the Atlanta Falcons added another chapter to New York's miserable season, beating the Giants 23-20 on Monday night.

Ryan completed his final 18 passes and finished 31 of 39 for 379 yards, sending the Giants (1-6) to their fourth straight loss. Giorgio Tavecchio, filling in for injured Atlanta kicker Matt Bryant, sealed the victory for Atlanta (3-4) with the longest field goal of his career from 56 yards.

Facing one of the NFL's worst defenses, New York botched its best scoring chance by going for a touchdown on fourth-and-goal from the 1 early in the third quarter.

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The New England Patriots were able to earn their fourth straight win since a 1-2 start, but they came about 36 inches from blowing a lead at the end of regulation.

Kevin White was stopped at the New England 1 on the final play after grabbing a 54-yard pass from Mitchell Trubisky, preserving the Patriots' 38-31 victory over the Bears at Chicago's Soldier Field. Some Bears players tried to push White across, but he was stopped just short of the goal line.

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The Boston Red Sox are American League champions for the first time since their World Series run of 2013.

David Price worked six shutout innings and the Red Sox belted two home runs off Justin Verlander in a 4-1 victory over the Astros in Houston. Boston ended the Astros' reign as champions by sweeping the final four games of the series.

J.D. Martinez opened the scoring with a third-inning homer off Verlander, who also surrendered Rafael Devers' three-run blast in the sixth.

Price scattered three hits in the best postseason start of his career. He had been 0-9 in 11 playoff starts before shutting down Houston.

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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 the Coopertown Bat Company.  The company's products are currently being used in the American League Championship Series by Houston Astro Jose Altuve and Boston Red Sox Christian Vazquez.

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Jose Altuve had a two-run homer taken away due to fan interference in the first inning of Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Wednesday night. The call wound up costing the Houston Astros dearly as the Boston Red Sox rallied for an 8-6 triumph that gives them a three-games-to-one lead in the series.

Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts was trying to make a leaping catch when Astros fan Troy Caldwell appeared to have made contact with Betts' glove before the ball ricocheted onto the field. Crew chief Joe West made the interference call, which stood following a replay review of 3 minutes, 13 seconds.

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The Boston Red Sox have gained control of the American League Championship Series by hitting two big homers to win Game 3.

Steve Pearce belted a tiebreaking, solo shot and Jackie Bradley Jr. added a grand slam that capped the scoring in the Red Sox's 8-2 victory over the Astros in Houston.

The Bosox blew an early 2-0 lead before Pearce launched a sixth-inning blast off loser Joe Smith, one inning after Alex Bregman tied the game with an RBI double. Bradley's home run completed a five-run eighth, one batter after pinch-hitter Mitch Moreland was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded.

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The Milwaukee Brewers have taken a two-games-to-one lead in the National League Championship Series.

Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter as the Brewers shut out the Dodgers, 4-0 in Los Angeles. Chacin allowed Milwaukee to take a four-run lead by limiting the defending NL champs to three hits over 5 1/3 innings.

Jeremy Jeffress had another rocky performance before closing out the win, striking out Yasmani Grandal and pinch-hitter Brian Dozier with the bases loaded to complete Milwaukee's third shutout in six playoff games this year.

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The Los Angeles Rams have continued their perfect run to the season while adding to the Denver Broncos' recent woes.

Todd Gurley rushed for a career-high 208 yards and scored twice on 28 carries as the 6-0 Rams beat the Broncos, 23-20.

Gurley scored on runs of 10 and one yard to put Los Angeles ahead 20-3 midway through the third quarter.

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The Philadelphia Eagles pulled out of their season-opening slump while adding to the frustration of the New York Giants.

Carson Wentz threw for a season-high three touchdowns and the Eagles avoided their first three-game losing streak since 2016 by downing the Giants, 34-13 at the Meadowlands. Wentz finished with 278 passing yards sandwiched touchdowns throws of 13 and 1 yard to Alshon Jeffery around a 10-yarder to tight end Zach Ertz to help the 3-3 Eagles build a 31-6 lead.

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:     

Cloudy with rain, possibly heavy at times today. Also the chance of thunderstorms  Highs in the lower 70s. 

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Evgeny Kuznetsov continued his dominance against the Vegas Golden Knights, scoring a goal and assisting on three more as part of a 5-2 Washington Capitals victory Wednesday night in a rematch of last season's Stanley Cup Final.

Kuznetsov assisted on two goals by Alex Ovechkin and one by Nicklas Backstrom and scored his own on the power play. The leading scorer in the Cup Final with eight points in five games, Kuznetsov has seven points through the defending champions' first three games of the regular season.

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The majors' top two teams during the regular seasons will square off in the American League Championship Series.

The Boston Red Sox advanced by surviving a wild ninth inning to beat the Yankees, 4-3 in Game 4 of the ALDS in the Bronx. The Yankees scored twice in the ninth and had the potential winning run on base when third baseman Eduardo Nunez grabbed a slow roller and threw out Gleyber Torres at first to end the game. The Yankees challenged the call at first base, but the Red Sox were able to celebrate in earnest following a 63-second review.

The Red Sox reached losing pitcher CC Sabathia for three runs in the third inning to end the left-hander's night. J.D. Martinez put Boston ahead with a sacrifice fly and Ian Kinsler followed with an RBI double before scoring on a single by Eduardo Nunez to make it a 3-0 game.

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Brock Holt made major league playoff history while helping the Boston Red Sox blow out the Yankees to take a 2-1 lead in the American League Division Series.

The Red Sox infielder became the first player to hit for a cycle in a postseason game, going 4-for-6 with five RBIs and three runs scored in a 16-1 laugher in the Bronx. Holt completed the feat by belting a two-run homer in the ninth off catcher Austin Romine, who was asked to get the last three outs.

Holt also hit a two-run triple and Andrew Benintendi laced a three-run double while the Red Sox scored seven times in the fourth to chase loser Luis Severino and take a 10-0 lead.

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The Milwaukee Brewers have swept themselves into the National League Championship Series with their second straight shutout of the Rockies.

Light-hitting Erik Kratz had three hits and the Brewers homered three times in a 6-0 rout in Denver. Kratz scored once and was 3-for-4 to finish the three-game series with a .625 average.

Christian Yelich walked and scored the game's first run on Travis Shaw's grounder in the opening inning. Jesus Aguilar doubled Milwaukee's lead with a fourth-inning homer off loser German before the Brewers scored twice in the sixth on a balk and a wild pitch.

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Tom Brady reached yet another NFL milestone while leading the New England Patriots to their second straight win since a 1-2 start.

Brady's third and final touchdown pass of the night was also the 500th of his career as the Patriots downed the Colts' 38-24. The 41-year-old quarterback reached the milestone by hitting Josh Gordon for a 34-yard score with 9:19 remaining, giving New England a 31-17 lead. It came 3 ½ minutes after Andrew Luck found Eric Swoope for a 13-yard score to get Indianapolis within seven points.

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