David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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(Airs 1/28/16) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Carlos Sluzki MD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at George Washington University School of Medicine, Professor Emeritus of Global and Community Health and Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, and the Author of The Presence of the Absent: Therapy with Families and their Ghosts.

(Airs 1/28 & 1/30/16) WAMC's Alan Chartock talks with Yancey Roy, Albany Bureau Chief for Newsday.

(Airs 1/24/16 & 1/25/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about a South Carolina Republican who wants to create a "Registry" for responsible journalists, The GOP cans NBC, Media heavyweights participate in a blackout to avoid endangering the prisoner swap with Iran, and the question of whether news organizations should participate in media blackouts.

(Airs 1/22/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Experts wonder how Governor Cuomo will pay for his estimated 100 billion dollar infrastructure plan, our political observer will share his thoughts about former Gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout considering a run for Congress, and we take you to a Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance in Newburgh.

Blair Horner
Blair Horner

(Airs 1/21 & 1/23/15) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG).

(Airs 1/17/16 & 1/18/16) 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 Sean Penn, Rolling Stone and the El Chapo interview, naming a alleged rape victim after the accusations prove false, New York Governor Cuomo proposes something for journalists in his state of the state address, and much more.

(Airs 1/15/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo delivers his state of the state address, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his analysis of the speech, and Two Adirondack environmental advocacy groups are suing New York state.

(Airs 1/14/16) WAMC's Alan Chartock is joined by Casey Seiler, State Editor for the Albany Times Union.

(1/14/16) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with  Paula DiPerna - A strategic environmental and philanthropic policy advisor, film producer, and writer who currently serves as Special Advisor-North America for the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). She was formerly the President of the Joyce Foundation.

(Airs 1/10/16 & 1/11/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week's show they talk about what it’s like to be an editor in these trying times, the Boston Globe’s distribution problems, the Daily Gazette dropping the Associated Press, and much more.

(Airs 1/8/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: we’ll have New York reaction to President Obama’s plans to tighten gun control, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the governor’s executive order to get the homeless of the streets in freezing weather, and Senator Schumer says the new Cider Act will be a boon for upstate.

(Airs 1/7 & 1/9/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Jimmy Vielkind, Albany Bureau Chief for Politico New York.

(Airs 1/7/16) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Scott McVay, Author of Surprise Encounters With Artists and Scientists, Whales and Other Living Things.

(Airs 1/03/16 & 1/04/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about the top stories of 2015, the number of journalists killed in 2015, journalism innovations of the year, and much more.

(Airs 1/01/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: we take a look back at the arrest and conviction of the state’s assembly speaker and senate leader, our political observer Alan Chartock share his thoughts on the top person in New York politics this year, and first responders in Albany have a powerful new weapon in their arsenal to fight crude oil fires and prevent disasters involving liquid propane.

(Airs 12/31/15 & 1/02/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief and Columnist for the New York Daily News.

(12/31/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock is back In Conversation with Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences President Gregory Dewey.

(Airs 12/27 & 12/28) 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 a listener letter about bias coverage against Bernie Sanders, whether reporters should disclose who they vote for, the number one news story of the year, and much more.

(Airs 12/25/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo continues to say that he will propose major reforms in the New Year, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on 83 percent of NYC schools in violation of the ADA, and we introduce you to an Albany organization trying to help migrants find a foothold in their new community.

(12/24/15) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Matt Hamilton, Capitol Bureau Reporter for the Albany Times Union.

(Airs 12/20 & 12/21) 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 Editor Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about the Supreme Court, Justice Scalia, Affirmative Action and the perils of oral argument, content is King in reaching Millennials, in reversal, Governor Cuomo moves to support faster action on information requests, and much more.

(Airs 12/18/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Government reform groups call for ethics reform and the public agrees, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the chances of serious ethics reform in the coming session, and New York ranks 49th in tissue and organ donations.

(Airs 12/17/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock is joined by Casey Seiler, State Editor for the Albany Times Union.

(Airs 12/17/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with University at Albany President Dr. Robert Jones.

(Airs 11/13 & 11/14) 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 Editor Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about a listener letter regarding the movie Spotlight, coverage of the presidential campaigns, The New York Times publishes a front page editorial on gun violence/control in American, and much more.

(Airs 11/11/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:  Governor Cuomo continues to try to revise his role in creating the Moreland Commission, Our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the possibility of reform in the coming session, and with debate over who should be allowed into the country, some municipalities in New York are taking steps to welcome refugees from Syria and other locations.

(Airs 11/10 & 11/12/15) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG).

(Airs 11/10/15) In honor of Pearl Harbor 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 12/06 & 12/07) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick and St. Rose Journalism Professor Paul Conti. On this week's show they talk about coverage of the mass shooting in San Bernadino, Donald Trump and the disabled reporter, whether the public actually distrusts the media, and much more.

(Airs 12/4/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is convicted on 7 counts of corruption, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Silver’s conviction and the governor and legislative leaders downplaying efforts for new reforms, and some are rethinking how to achieve the governor’s new renewable energy goal.

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