David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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(Airs 1/04/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Chris Churchill, Columnist for the Albany Times Union.

(1/04/18 @ 1 p.m.) An Encore Power of Words: WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Foreign Policy Specialist, Author, and Political Commentator Stephen Schlesinger on President John F. Kennedy's West Berlin Speech.

WAMC's David Guistina in conversation with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News. They discuss Harry Wilson, rumored GOP candidate for Governor saying he will not run.

Now Here’s Meteorologist Jordan Sherman’s WAMC Regional Forecast

Today: Mostly sunny skies. Highs will be around 12. Wind chills will range between -10 and -25 at times.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy skies. Lows will be around -1. Wind chills will be around -10.

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy skies. Highs will be around 20. Wind chills will range between -5 and -15 at times.

NFL-SCHEDULE

Great day for Falcons, Titans and Bills, while Saints take division title

UNDATED (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons claimed an NFC playoff berth while allowing the New Orleans Saints to win the NFC South, capping a wild division race in which the top two teams lost their regular-season finale. Meanwhile, the Titans and Bills ended lengthy postseason droughts by capturing AFC wild-card berths.

Matt Bryant drilled five field goals in the second half as the Falcons topped the Carolina Panthers 22-10. The teams were tied 7-7 at halftime before Bryant hit five field goals, the longest from 56 yards out.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: budget woes in NY, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on an early voting proposal by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the upcoming state of the state address.

(Airs 12/28/17) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with clarinetist and award-winning photographer and author Arlene Alda about her latest book Just Kids from the Bronx.

(Airs 12/24 & 12/25/17) 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, Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, and Former Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor and Communications Consultant Stu Shinske. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Cailin and Stu talk about a listener letter suggesting the Media should stop covering stories using gamesmanship, Educating news consumers about the media can curb conspiracy theory appeal, a new study finds, should we stop saying ‘fake news’?, and more.

(Airs 12/22/17 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the coming year brings budget woes to New York, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo’s early voting proposal, and we look at two other proposals coming in the Governor’s State of the State Address in January.

(Airs 12/21/17) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Republican Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb about his newly announced run for Governor against Andrew Cuomo.

(Airs 12/21/17)  A December 2013 encore interview with WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with James Reston Jr., Author of The Accidental Victim: JFK, Lee Harvey Oswald and The Real Target in Dallas.

(Airs 12/17 & 12/18/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week’s Media Project, Alan,  Judy and Rex talk about journalists covering religion, the concept of re-circulation, net neutrality, and much more.

(Airs 12/15/17 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: there’s now an official candidate running for Governor of NY in 2018, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Republican Assembly Minority leaders decision to challenge Cuomo, and we’ll tell you about a program that helps children with life-threatening illness fulfill a dream.

(Airs 12/14/17 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ed Cox, Chairman of the New York State Republican Party.

(Airs 12/14/17 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. David Woolner,  Senior Fellow and Resident Historian of the Roosevelt Institute, Marist College Professor and Author of The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and Peace.

(Airs 12/10 & 12/11/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Ira and Judy talk about the a listener letter on whether sex sells in journalism, is the White House Holiday Party for journalists ethical, a new Pew study on trust in the press, and more.

(Airs 12/8/17) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo and the legislature face a structural deficit of more than 4 billion dollars, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo saying the GOP tax cut plan is a political attack on NY and other blue states, and the state comptroller heads to Dutchess County to promote a new savings plan for individuals with disabilities.

(Airs 12/07/17 @3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with E.J McMahon, Adjunct Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and Research Director of the Empire Center for Public Policy.

(Airs 12/7/17)  In honor of the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 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 12/03 & 12/04) 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 Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about the latest sexual harassment allegations against NBC’s Matt Lauer and Public Radio’s Garrison Keillor, whether the fact that sex sells newspapers means editors use that to decide what makes news, Sean Hannity’s tremendous success, and more. 

(Airs 12/3 & 12/4/17) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the state Democratic party calls for unity among rival factions in the senate, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on potential unity in the party, and former state assemblyman and New York democratic congressmen Maurice Hinchey is laid to rest.

(Airs 11/30/17 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with J.P. Miller, Publisher of the news aggregation site Empire Report.com.

(Airs 11/30/17 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Mary-Beth Cooper, the 13th President of Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts.

(Airs 11/26 & 11/27/17) 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 Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about accuracy in journalism, the use of sources and FOIL/FOIA requests, and advocacy use and bias in article writing.

(Airs 11/24/17 @ 10 p.m.) 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 several corruption trials set for 2018 involving 9 of the Governor’s former associates, our political observer Alan Chartock will shares his thoughts on that and a sexual harassment and assault claim reaches the governor’s administration, and we’ll tell you about a new report on poverty in the U.S.

(Airs 11/23/17 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Casey Seiler, Senior News Editor at the Albany Times Union, and one of the hosts of Public Television's New York Now.

(Airs 11/23/17 @ 1 p.m.) An encore 2015 In Conversation interview with WAMC's Alan Chartock and Folk Icon Arlo Guthrie at the Mahawie Theatre in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Alan and Arlo talk about the movie Alice's Restaurant.

(Airs 11/19 & 11/20/17) 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 Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a listener letter scolding the panel for their answers to a listener question last week about whether the media should report the shooter’s identity in mass shootings, creating diversity in the newsroom, minimizing harm, and much more.

(Airs 11/17/17 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: two recent reports show Governor Cuomo may face his most difficult budget in seven years, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Governor’s fund raising acumen, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission issues an inspection report on Indian Point.

(Airs 11/16/17 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

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