David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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(Airs 3/4/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Government reform groups call for major changes to the constitutional convention process, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with Blair Horner, Executive Director of NYPIRG, and a lawmaker from the Hudson Valley introduces an ethics reform package.

Blair Horner
C.W. McKeen / The Post - Standard, 2006

(Airs 3/3/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG).

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Merodie Hancock, President of Empire State College.

(Airs 2/28 & 2/29/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about coverage of an alleged racial incident involving University at Albany students on an Albany bus, whether a person’s job title should be used when they're accused of murder, the difficulty in covering Donald Trump’s misleading statements, and much more.

(Airs 2/26/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo is touring the state promoting his ideas including a 15$ minimum wage, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with State GOP Committee Chair Ed Cox, and New York launches a new mobile app to connect veterans and their families with programs and services.

GOP Chair Ed Cox
GOP Chair Ed Cox

(Airs 2/25/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Ed Cox, Chairman of the New York State Republican Committee.

The Power of Words: Alan Chartock speaks with Professor, Author, Activist, and Albany Common Council Member Barbara Smith about Barbara Jordan’s Keynote Address to the 1976 Democratic National Convention.

(Airs 2/21 & 2/22/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about coverage of the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, conflicts and pressures facing well known people in the press, an FCC commissioner says the U.S. tradition of free expression is slipping away, and much more.

(Airs 2/19/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Local governments and schools say they are struggling over a property tax cap, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Donald Trump and the NY Presidential Primary, and a state senator from the Hudson Valley is calling for the funding of full-day kindergarten across New York.

(2/18 & 2/20/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

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