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  • Producer of "Out of the Blocks" and Director of New Local Programming

    Aaron creates and produces original radio programs for WYPR. His current project is the neighborhood documentary series, Out of the Blocks.  His past work includes the long-running...

  • Host, Cellar Notes and Radio Kitchen

    Al Spoler, well known to WYPR listeners as the wine-loving co-host of "Cellar Notes" has had a long-standing parallel interest in cooking as well. Al has said, the moment he...

  • Vice-President, Program Director, On-Air Host

    Andy Bienstock is that rare radio bird who's spent almost his entire career on the same frequency. As an undergraduate at The Johns Hopkins University, he polished his radio skills at the student-run WJHU, the best little 10-watt station ever....

  • Host, Morning Economic Report

    Anirban Basu, Chariman Chief Executive Officer of Sage Policy Group (SPG), is one of the Mid-Atlantic region's leading economic consultants.  Prior to founding SPG he was Chairman and CEO of Optimal Solutions Group, a company he co-founded and...

  • President, Transamerica Institute and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies

    Catherine Collinson serves as President of the Transamerica Institute and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, and is a retirement and market trends expert and champion for Americans who are at risk for not achieving a financially secure...

  • Host, Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine

    Cindy Wolf is the executive chef at Charleston and was a 2006, 2008, and 2014 James Beard Award finalist for Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic.  Chef Wolf's cuisine is backed by French fundamentals and grounded in preparations that emphasize the natural...

  • Host, Baltimore’s Future

    David Warnock is founder and managing partner of Camden Partners, a Baltimore-based private equity firm, and founder and chairman of the Warnock Foundation, whose mission is to cultivate great ideas for the benefit of Baltimore.

  • Host, Baltimore Stories

    Gil Sandler was born and raised in Baltimore -- a circumstance he considers fortunate and one he does not want you to forget. He attended public school (P.S. #59, Garrison Junior High, Baltimore City College, Class of 1941) and then served in...

  • Senior Vice President, Americas Corporate Communications, Transamerica

    A communications professional with more than 25 years working in diverse sectors (political, non-profit, the arts and corporate), Greg currently leads communications for Transamerica in the Americas.  A long-time resident of Baltimore, Greg’s...

  • Executive Director, Transamerica Center for Health Studies

    Hector De La Torre is the Executive Director of the Transamerica Center for Health Studies, a nonprofit focused on helping consumers and businesses navigate the health care landscape. De La Torre was chosen to lead this new initiative because...

  • Host, Cellar Notes

    As General Partner of Clipper City Brewing Company, L.P., Hugh J. Sisson is among Baltimore's premier authorities on craft brewing and a former manager of the state's first pub brewery, Sissons, located in Federal Hill.  A fifth generation...

  • Maryland Morning Theater Critic

    J. Wynn Rousuck has been reviewing theater for Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast since 2007. Prior to that, she was the theater critic of The Baltimore Sun, where she reviewed more than 3,000 plays over the course of...

  • Host, Radio Kitchen

    Executive Chef Jerry Pellegrino of Corks restaurant is fascinated by food and wine, and the way they work in harmony on the palate.  His understanding of the two goes all the way to the molecular level, drawing on his advanced education in...

  • Host, A Blue View

    As chief executive officer, John Racanelli leads a team of 600 full and part-time employees and 1,000 volunteers in pursuing the National Aquarium’s mission to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures.  More than 1.5 million people...

  • Host, The First Five Years

  • Host, The Weekly Reader

    Lisa Morgan covered the local arts community as co-creator and host of WYPR’s award-winning program “The Signal” from 2004 to 2015. She has created and produced many programs for WYPR, including news stories, features, commentaries, and audio...

  • Host, The Weekly Reader

    Longtime All Things Considered commentator (1991-2006) Marion Winik is the host of 

  • Host, Your Maryland

    Ric Cottom, host of "Your Maryland," came to Baltimore more than four decades ago and never left. Formerly the editor and publisher at the Maryland Historical Society, he now runs the Chesapeake Book Company, publishing Chesapeake regional...

  • Host, Why Baltimore

    Shannon Landwehr is President & CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB). The EAGB is a not-for-profit economic development organization led by a partnership of regional business executives, elected government officials and...

  • Host, On The Record

    Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.  Originally, she hosted WYPR's  Dupont-Columbia University award-winning Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast from 2006 - October 2015.  She began her career at The...

  • Host

    Host, Midday  (M-F 12:00-1:00)

    In the Bromo (3rd Friday of the month at 4:44)
    What are You Reading? (4th Friday of the month, at 4:44) 

    Tom Hall joined the WYPR staff as the Host of...

  • Host, The Environment in Focus

    Tom Pelton, a national award-winning environmental journalist, has hosted "The Environment in Focus" since 2007.  He also works as director of communications for...

  • Host, Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine

    Tony Foreman is the founder and co-owner of Baltimore's premier restaurant company, Foreman Wolf, comprised of six restaurants and two retail wine stores.  The combined staff is over 350 employees and has been a major driving force in putting...

  • Host, The Nature of Things

    W. Brooks Paternotte took the helm of Irvine Nature Center as executive director in July 2013 and immediately began building on the strong 35-year foundation.  Brooks is a Baltimore...

  • Wendel Patrick has been referred to as "David Foster Wallace reincarnated as a sound engineer" by Urbanite Magazine and as "wildly talented" by the Baltimore Sun. He has been referred to by XLR8R magazine as "a hip-hop producer that could...

  • Host, Future City

    Wes Moore is a decorated Army combat veteran, youth advocate and CEO of BridgeEdU, a national initiative focusing on addressing the college completion and career placement crisis by reinventing the Freshman Year of college. He is also the...

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