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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...

  • 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...

  • Reporter, Baltimore County

    John Lee is a reporter for WYPR covering Baltimore County.

    John has worked in news for more than 20 years. He has been a news director, assistant news director, managing editor, assignment editor and reporter at various radio and...

  • Producer, Midday

    Kathleen is a producer for Midday With Tom Hall.  Previously, she was a producer for Maryland Morning and, before that,  a freelance radio reporter  for the WYPR newsroom.  She was for many years an editor at The Washington Post – on the...

  • Producer

    Katie Marquette is the producer for a number of local programs for the station, including Future City and Life in the Balance. She is also a production assistant for Out of the Blocks. Katie has a masters degree in...

  • 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...

  • Senior News Producer and Reporter

    Mary Rose is a reporter and senior news producer for 88.1 WYPR FM, a National Public Radio member station in Baltimore. At the local news desk, she assigns stories, organizes special coverage, edits news stories, develops series and reports. <...

  • On-Air Personality & Producer

    Matt has come full circle on 88.1. First heard years ago as the afternoon traffic reporter with Diane Finlayson, he now keeps you company on your ride home Monday through Friday during All Things Considered, as well as on Saturday mornings. He...

  • Producer, On The Record

    Maureen Harvie is a producer for On The Record. She began her career at WYPR as an intern for the newsroom, where she covered issues ranging from medical marijuana to off-shore wind energy.  

    She also photographed events around the city,...

  • Producer

    Melissa Gerr is a producer for On the Record.  She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump...

  • Local Host, Morning Edition

    "If radio were a two-way visual medium," Nathan would see WYPR listeners every weekday between 5am and 3pm. Weekday mornings, Nathan serves up the latest Maryland news and weather (interspersed with the...

  • Reporter

    Rachel Baye is a reporter for WYPR covering Maryland state politics and related topics.

    She came to WYPR in 2015 from the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit investigative journalism organization in Washington, D.C., where she...

  • Senior Producer, Midday

  • 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...

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