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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...

  • 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, On The Record

    Andrea Appleton is a producer for On The Record. She comes to WYPR with years of experience as a freelance journalist filing stories for newspapers, magazines, and public radio. She has reported on topics ranging from bull riding to bionic fish...

  • 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, Midday

    Bridget Armstrong is a producer for Midday hosted by Tom Hall. She joined the WYPR team as a producer of Maryland Morning in March 2016. Before coming to WYPR, she worked for SiriusXM and prior to that, at NPR.  While at NPR, Bridget worked on...

  • 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.<...

  • Reporter

    Before working in Baltimore, Dominique was a freelance reporter with WAMU and other international outlets in Washington D.C.  In 2016, Dominique was a reporting fellow with the International Center for Journalists to go to Turkey and cover lack...

  • Digital Producer

    Jamyla came to us from Delmarva Public Radio, where she was a reporter and local host for All Things Considered.  Thanks to funding from local foundations and members of the WYPR Board of Directors, she's helping us produce "

  • 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...

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