David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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(Airs 9/17  & 9/19/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews David Howard King, State Government Editor at The Gotham Gazette.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Authors David Black and Barbara Weisberg about their latest books. David's latest book is Fast Shuffle: A Novel, and Barbara's latest is Space Creatures, A Children's Picture book. Both are available through WAMC's website by clicking on the Amazon banner on the bottom right of the front page at www.wamc.org.

You can find out more about David Black, who will read excerpts from Fast Shuffle at the Lenox Bookstore this Sunday, September 20th at 4 p.m., at http://www.davidblackwriter.com/ 

WAMC's Political Observer Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on John Faso entering the race for the 19th Congressional seat, Donald Trump already has support for a run for New York Governor, Bernie Sanders speech at Liberty University, and much more.

Albany Times Union Associate Editor Times Union talks with WAMC David Guistina about ...

Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano

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

Sunny and warmer today.  Highs in the upper 70's to near 80.

Clear tonight.  Low in the mid 50's.

Sunny and warm tomorrow.  Highs in the lower 80's.

WAMC Sports News


On Monday Night Football, Julio Jones had nine receptions for 141 yards and two touchdowns as the Atlanta Falcons held off the Philadelphia Eagles 26-24. Jones reached the end zone twice in the second quarter, including a 22-yard grab that put the Falcons ahead 20-3 with 45 seconds left in the first half.

Matt Ryan shook off a pair of interceptions to throw for 298 yards on 23 of 34 passing.

The Eagles managed just 125 yards in the first half, eight coming on the ground. DeMarco Murray scored a pair of third-quarter touchdowns but finished with just nine yards on eight carries in his Eagles debut.

Philadelphia had a chance to go ahead until Cody Parkey missed a 44-yard field goal with 2:27 to go and Ricardo Allen picked off a deflected pass with 1:11 left.

In San Francisco, Carlos Hyde helped Jim Tomsula win his 49ers head coaching debut by rushing for 168 yards and two touchdowns in a 20-3 stifling of Minnesota. Hyde had scoring runs of 17 and 10 yards while outplaying Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who had 31 yards on 10 carries. The second-year back never compiled more than 55 yards in a game last season.

Colin Kaepernick threw for 165 yards and improved to 5-0 on Monday night.

49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman had one of five sacks against Teddy Bridgewater and also recorded seven tackles in his first game since suffering a left knee injury 20 months ago.

(Airs 9/13 & 9/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about a listener letter about too much trump coverage, Trump says CNN should give debate coverage ad revenue to charity, Time Warner creates a channel for the Pope's U.S. visit, and much, much more.

(Airs 9/11/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: We take a look at the secrecy surrounding a major campaign contribution loophole in New York, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on presidential politics as Governor Cuomo appears with Vice President Joe Biden for the second time this summer, and Lake Champlain is quickly becoming a highway for transmission lines to bring renewable energy to metropolitan areas of the Northeast.

(Airs 9/10  & 9/12/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

(Airs 9/10/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Mark Pettus -- Director of Medical Education, Wellness and Population Health at Berkshire Health Systems in western Massachusetts.