Maureen Harvie

Producer, Midday

Maureen Harvie is a producer for Midday with Dan Rodricks.  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, such as Baltimore’s Kinetic Sculpture Race, and created slideshows for the newsroom’s website.  She is fan of politics, podcasts, and pop culture.  Maureen Harvie is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and she studied radio production at Howard Community College.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. Feb. 23, 1-2 P.M.
2:16 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class

Scott Timberg, an arts reporter who was laid off by the Los Angeles Times in 2008, argues that the Great Recession and the Internet have wiped out the middle- and working-class segments of the creative class, a group that includes reporters, editors, photojournalists, architects and studio musicians. How do you make a living from art and culture in a high-tech, warp speed, winner-take-all society? Original air date: 1/16/15

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. Feb. 23, 12-1 P.M.
2:12 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Adolescent Health around the Globe

Jhpiego initiatives in Kenya and Nigeria encourage peer education on reproductive health and family planning.

Jhpiego, the international non-profit affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, takes on the health concerns facing teenagers in the developing world, including one of the highest HIV growth rates among all age groups. Dr. Mychelle Farmer, Baltimore pediatrician and Jhpiego senior advisor, joins Midday with two of Jhpiego’s youth leaders to discuss the obstacles faced by teens in Nigeria and Kenya.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. Feb. 20, 1-2 P.M.
11:30 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Midday on Film: The Oscars

The drama "Birdman," directed by Alejandro Iñárritu, is nominated for nine Academy Awards.

Ahead of this year's Academy Awards ceremony, we survey the Oscar contenders with Midday critics Linda DeLibero and Christopher Llewellyn Reed.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. Feb. 19, 12-1 P.M
4:32 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

MotorWeek's John Davis

Tesla Motor's Model S can go over 250 miles on a single charge of its lithium-ion battery pack.

John Davis of PBS' MotorWeek talks about the top automotive news in our region, including a bill in the General Assembly that would allow Tesla Motors, the California-based electric car company, to sell their vehicles to Maryland drivers.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. Feb. 18th, 1-2 P.M.
3:55 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Midday on Media

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams has been suspended without pay for six months.

David Zurawik, media critic of The Baltimore Sun and Z on TV blogger, on two big shake-ups in the world of news -- NBC Nightly News Anchor Brian Williams' suspension for misrepresenting his experiences covering the Iraq War and The Daily Show's announcement that host Jon Stewart will leave later this year.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. Feb. 18th, 12-1 PM
2:42 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Obama's Immigration Executive Order

President Obama's executive actions on immigration include plans to expand deferred deportation for children brought to the US by their parents.

Despite overwhelming push-back from Republicans, the Obama administration is expected to move forward today with an executive order allowing parents of children with legal status to stay in the country for up to three years. The measure could affect up to 55,000 people living in Maryland.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. Feb. 17, 12-1 P.M.
11:22 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Police Body Cameras

One model of a body-worn camera used by police officers.

Next week, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s working group on police body cameras will release its findings on the technology's risks and benefits. We hear from David Rocah, senior staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland and a member of mayor’s task force, on privacy concerns associated with body cameras and their potential to reduce police brutality.

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