Lisa Morgan

Host, The Signal

Lisa Morgan is the co-creator and producer of "The Signal," a weekly radio magazine devoted to exploring Maryland's thriving artistic and cultural scene. She also produces and voices promotional spots and does occasional reports for the news department. Lisa began her radio career in 1993 and has won a number of awards for her work. She has developed many programs for WYPR, including commentaries, features, and long-form audio documentaries. In her spare time she does voiceover and narration work for a wide variety of clients. A proud graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, she has been teaching radio production at Goucher College since 2002.

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The Signal
2:18 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

In search of E B White; Benn Ray’s book picks; and Betsy Boyd’s baby-making odyssey

Andrew Reiner became obsessed with this photograph of E B White. He took a road trip to find where this picture was taken.

Andrew Reiner recounts his road trip to the secret stomping grounds of E B White; Atomic Books' Benn Ray recommends books; and Betsy Boyd's continuing baby-making adventures

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The Signal
9:48 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Rosemary’s Rabbit, Nerd Camp 2.0, and the Free State Theatre Organ Society

A radio adaptation of Ron Tanner’s short story, “Rosemary’s Rabbit”; Elissa Brent Weissman’s book, Nerd Camp 2.0; and a visit with the Free State Theatre Organ Society

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The Signal
4:52 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

The Manly Deeds, Poet Lalita Noronha, and “The Paradise that Wasn’t”

the men of The Manly Deeds

Charm City old-time band The Manly Deeds; Lalita Noronha's poetry collection, Her Skin Phyllo-thin; and Evodie Ngoy’s documentary film, The Paradise that Wasn’t

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The Signal
4:07 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Toy Piano, Anne Thomas, Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald, and “Charlotte”

David Smooke at his home, tickling the (mini) ivories

Toy piano composer David Smooke, Anne Thomas at The Stoop, “An Evening with Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald,” and the short film “Charlotte”

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The Signal
3:44 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Baltimore banjo history, Understanding Joy, The Rucksack, The Memo, and Sabatinos' Peachy Dixon

Banjo historians Pete Ross, Bob Winans, and Greg Adams, with a collection of mid-nineteenth-century banjos

A look at the twisted history of the banjo, a documentary about problem gambling, an ode to an Iraq War veteran’s rucksack, Single Carrot’s production of Vaclav Havel’s “The Memo,” and a Stoop story from Sabatino’s waitress Peachy Dixon

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The Signal
3:51 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Kinobe, "It Can Be Solved by Walking," and "Needs"

Ugandan musician Kinobe, Jennifer Wallace’s It Can Be Solved by Walking, and Clarence Brown’s Needs 

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Your Maryland
2:49 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

"The Babe"

In the spring of 1914, a young boy named George "Babe" Ruth from St. Mary's Industrial School in Baltimore gets his big league start playing for the Baltimore Orioles.

 

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The Signal
4:09 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Bosley, Spare Rooms, and Megillat Esther

soul singer Bosley Brown, the movie Spare Rooms, and the graphic novel, Megillat Esther...

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