David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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MLB-PLAYOFFS

Indians, Blue Jays take series-opening victories

UNDATED (AP) — The Indians won a battle of the long ball in taking Game 1 of their American League Division Series against the Red Sox in Cleveland.

WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts this special Power of Words program with Professor and Author Allida Black on First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt's Declaration of Human Rights Speech.

(Airs 10/6/16) Host Alan Chartock in conversation with Newsday Albany Bureau Chief Yancey Roy.

WAMC's Alan Chartock in conversation with WAMC's David Guistina about giving to the Lock Box, Trump slipping in the polls and increasing worry about down ticket voting, Yahoo scanning all users’ email for a Terrorist ‘Signature’, and more.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor & Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and All Otsego.com, about the issue of jail overcrowding.

Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Mostly sunny and milder. Highs in the lower to mid 70's.

Clear tonight.  Areas of fog.  Lows in the mid to upper 40's.

Mostly sunny tomorrow.  Highs in the mid 70's.

AP-Sports Right Now/1946
Update on the latest in sports:

MLB-SCHEDULE

Bumgarner, Gillaspie push Giants into NLDS

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a gem by Madison Bumgarner, a blast by Conor Gillaspie and a wild-card victory by the San Francisco Giants.

(Airs 10/02 & 10/03/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about the role of the moderator in Presidential debates, how Lester Holt did, how 60 percent of Americans want moderators to fact-check the debate, and much more.

(Airs 9/30/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo makes changes to prevent any future bid rigging in his upstate economic development programs, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on whether legislators deserve a pay raise, and a NY Congressmen wants the President to intervene in a pipeline project.

(Airs 9/29/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Casey Seiler, State Editor and Capital Bureau Chief for the Albany Times Union.

(9/29/16) Today at 1 O’clock, WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Ken Ackerman, An Author and Attorney in Washington, D.C. His latest book is Trotsky in New York, 1917: A Radical On The Eve of Revolution. Find out more at www.kennethackerman.com.

(Airs 9/25 & 9/26) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about CNN commentator and former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski being paid $20,000 in August by the campaign for what it described as "strategy consulting," raising anew the conflict of interest issue, a new Gallup Poll that shows animus toward the press only grows, with Brangelina gone, who will rule the tabloids?, and more.

(Airs 9/23/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: U.S. Attorney Preet Bharrara brings charges against two former Cuomo Administration officials and the head of SUNY Polytechic, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts the alleged pay to play charges and their impact, if any, on the Governor, and we’ll take you to Newburgh for a public meeting on water contamination.

Today at 1 O’clock, WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Will Carswell, Founder and CEO of Zen Art & Design in Northampton, Massachusetts. You can find out more at www.zenartdesign.com

(Airs 9/22 & 9/24/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

(Airs 9/18 & 9/19) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and University at Albany Journalism Professor Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about what should happen to Edward Snowden, President Obama criticizes the Media for their coverage of Donald Trump, What Rex learned at the editor’s conference in Philadelphia, a listener letter, and much more.

(Airs 9/16/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A primary win this week may help Republicans keep control of the state senate, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on some of the primary results, and the Moral Monday movement comes to the state capitol.

(Airs 9/15/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by J.P. Miller, Founder and Publisher of Empire Report New York, an online aggregator for New York state political news. You can find out more at www.empirereportnewyork.com

(Airs 9/11 & 9/12/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about Matt Lauer fielding a storm of criticism over Clinton-Trump Forum, A farewell guide to political journalism, Fox News and its settlement with Gretchen Carlson, and more.

(Airs 9/9/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo’s health commissioner is grilled by lawmakers over the state’s handling of water contamination in Hoosick Falls, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on early voting, and 55 colleges and universities across the state sign the Reforming the Energy Vision Campus Challenge.

(Airs 9/8/16) Host Alan Chartock speaks with Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG).

(Airs 9/8/16) Today at 1 O’clock, WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Joseph Tieri, Osteopath and Author of End Everyday Pain For 50+, A 10 Minute-A-Day Program of Stretching, Strengthening, and Movement to Break the Grip of Pain.

(Airs 9/04 & 9/05/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about media coverage of the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal and media organizations dropping him as a commentator, the difficulty of covering Donald Trump, whether Hillary Clinton holds enough press conferences, a listener letter, and more.

(Airs 9/2/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A long awaited Senate hearing on PFOA contamination in Hoosick Falls, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the politics of tainted water, and Adirondack lakes are dealing with the spiny water flea.

(Airs 9/1/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Brandon Muir, Executive Director of The Reclaim New York Center for Government Reform and Accountability.

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(Airs 9/01/16) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Pete Seeger about the music he remembers listening to throughout his life.

(Airs 8/28 & 8/29) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick, and Paul Conti, Assistant Professor in the Communications Department at The College of Saint Rose. On this week's show they talk about covering Donald Trump, Melania Trump suing the Media, frustrations for Journalists using the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), a letter on press freedom rankings and much more.

(Airs 8/28/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A look inside a recent Assembly hearing on the Governor’s economic development programs, a conversation about the relationship between the Governor the Mayor of New York City between our political observer Alan Chartock and Daily News Albany Bureau Chief Ken Lovett, and our Pat Bradley speaks with 21st district house Republican Elise Stefanik.

(Airs 8/25/16) Host Alan Chartock speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with renowned author Harold Holzer, a leading authority on Lincoln and the Civil War and Chairman of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation about his book Lincoln and the Power of the Press.

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