People

  • 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 weekly cultural program, The Signal, and the...

  • 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...

  • Producer, Midday

  • 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....

  • On-Air Personality & Senior Producer

    Bob White, is a 41-year veteran broadcaster who has spent most of his career in the Baltimore area, on the "commercial" side of radio broadcast communications. He joined the WYPR staff (formerly WJHU), in March 2001 as the station’s weekend...

  • Producer, Maryland Morning

    Bridget Armstrong joined the Maryland Morning team as a producer in March 2016. Before coming to WYPR, she worked for SiriusXM and prior to that, at NPR.  While at NPR, Bridget worked on the 2014 Elections Desk and Tell Me More hosted by Michel...

  • On-Air Personality

    Diane Finlayson has been with WYPR-FM since February 1998 (then WJHU-FM) and has been in the business since 1983.  During her radio days, Finlayson has worked in a wide variety of music and news formats for both commercial and public stations.<...

  • News Director

    Joel McCord is a trumpet player who learned early in life that that’s no way to make a living.

    He began his reporting career while still a music major at what then was West Chester State College in West Chester, Pa., filing reports for...

  • Reporter

    Jonna covers education, youth and housing for WYPR.   She's also a documentarian media artist and educator. Her feature stories have aired on NPR, WAMU, Marketplace, The World, Living on Earth, and Virginia Public Radio, among others.  A...

  • Producer, Maryland Morning

    Kathleen signed on as a producer with Maryland Morning in October 2015, after working as a freelance radio reporter  for the WYPR newsroom.  She was for many years an editor at The Washington Post – on the Foreign Desk;  at Outlook  (The Post’s...

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