David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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(Airs 11/13 & 14/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: We’ll take a look at this week’s election results and how it impacts which party gets the majority in the New York state senate, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the elections’ impact on the New York State Senate, and we’ll have two stories, one from the winner’s side and one from the loser in the highly watched 19th congressional district race.

(Airs 11/10/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group.

(Airs 11/9/16)  In honor of Veterans Day this week, we present an encore airing of  WAMC's Pearl Harbor Over The Radio Documentary. Our Alan Chartock In Conversation with Historian and Professor Ivan Steen about what people heard the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, over their radios.

(Airs 11/6 & 11/07/16) 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 University at Albany Professor and Journalism Program Director Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about, more layoffs at newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times says it has a model to survive in a future world without paper, Minneapolis Star Tribune is thriving against the odds, deciding which stories to leave behind the online paywall, a letter on using the phrase “didn’t immediately return calls seeking comment,” and much more.

(Airs 11/4/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: we look at the chance that the state Senate could dominated by Democrats after the election, we take you to a debate for an assembly seat covering Washington and Saratoga counties, and the AIM pipeline project gets the green light to start operations.

(Airs 11/3/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News.

(Airs 11/3/16) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation With Jaap Penraat, a Dutch Gentile who saved over 400 Jews in Amsterdam during WWII.

(Airs 10/30 & 10/31) 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 and Journalism Program Director Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about, Megyn Kelly’s pivotal moment in a post-Ailes era at Fox News, Trump TV offers (Fledgling) framework for potential Media Future, Is media bias really rampant, the dramatic fall in advertising revenue forcing more layoffs at newspapers around the country, and more.

(10/28/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: We examine Hillary Clinton’s widening lead over Donald Trump and its impact on the control of the NYS senate, our political observer Alan Chartock share’s his thoughts on that and early voting, and we’ll have two reports on PFOA and PFOS water contamination in the state.

(10/27/16) WAMC's Alan Chartock in conversation with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

(10/27/16) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Tim McClelland, Partner and Owner with Walter McTeigue of Mcteigue and McClelland Jewelers in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. You can find out more at www.mc2jewels.com.

(Airs 10/23, & 10/24) 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 Times Union Columnist Chris Churchill. On this week's show they talk about the Donald Trump’s claims that the media is conspiring against him, the role of a newspaper columnist, the newspaper that’s paying a price for endorsing Donald Trump, and much more.

(Airs 10/21/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Pipeline companies are not having a lot of success in New York so far in 2016, Our political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the continuing war of words between the Governor and State Comptroller, and the State Education Commissioner and SUNY chancellor visit the north country.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

(Airs 10/20/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Jimmy Vielkind, Albany Bureau Chief for Politico.

(10/16) 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 University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about the latest Presidential debate and the town hall format, Martha Raddatz and the case for a more assertive debate moderator, media outlets grapple with Trump’s language as profanity-laced video leaks, and much more.

(10/14/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: NY Democrats push Republicans to abandon Donald Trump over his coarse remarks about women capture in a leaked video, our political observer Alan Chartock share’s his thoughts the resignation of Alain Kalyeros, the head of SUNY Poly, and Congressman Maloney introduces two pieces of legislation in response to the PFOS water contamination in Newburgh.

(Airs 10/13/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Casey Seiler, State Editor and Albany Bureau Chief for the Albany Times Union.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Martin Meadows, Professor and Philippines internment camp survivor during WWII.

(Airs 10/09 & 10/10/16) 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 University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about whether newspaper endorsements matter anymore, New York Times reporters not facing jail for airing Trump’s taxes, a Pew study that finds Conservatives and liberals disagree about the media’s best (and worst) traits, and much more.

(Airs 10/7/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo says SUNY Polytechnic Institute bears most of the responsibility for an alleged corruption scandal involving Cuomo’s former top aides, our political observers shares his thoughts on the Governor’s claim, and Congressman Maloney announces legislation to prevent the establishment of new anchorage sites in the Hudson River Valley.

WAMC's Political Observer Dr. Alan Chartock in conversation with WAMC's David Guistina about the Lock Box Challenge, Sunday's second Presidential Debate and its potential impact, Hurricane Matthew, and NSA employee may have leaked or just hoarded data.

Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

Mostly sunny and warm today. Highs in the mid 70's.

Mostly clear tonight.  Lows in the lower 50's.

Some morning sun tomorrow, then cloudy with scattered afternoon showers.  Highs in the upper 60's.

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.

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

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.

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.

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