Joe Donahue

Vice President, News and Programming

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book. 

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon October 20, 2014

10/20/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Texas Hospital Apology
Catholic Church Gay U-Turn
NY No Gun List
Voter ID Decision
Black Vote for Senate
Opera Protest

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Albany Symphony's October 18th Concert At The Palace

Tomorrow night at 7:30pm at The Palace Theatre in Albany, NY – The Albany Symphony Orchestra will present a program featuring two monumental Russian masterpieces - Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, “Pathétique”. The evening will also contain a work by the ASO’s composer in residence, Andrew Norman, entitled “Apart.”

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Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Rosanne Cash At The Bardavon 10/18

  Long among the most cosmopolitan of country singers, Rosanne Cash has explored her Southern roots in a fabulous new record heavy on Dixie themes called The River and the Thread.

She'll perform at The Bardavon in Poughkeepsie, NY on 10/18.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri October 17, 2014

'The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered'

  The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered by Laura Auricchio is major biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution, who, at age nineteen, volunteered to fight under George Washington.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri October 17, 2014

10/17/14 - Panel

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Joe Donahue and Ray Graf, Mike Spain, associate editor of the Times Union, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter Rosemary Armao.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Creating Landscapes In The Landscape

Creating Landscapes in the Landscape, the Third Annual Plein Air Painting event hosted in collaboration by The Olana Partnership and the Columbia County Council on the Arts will take place at the Olana State Historic Site Thursday, October 16th through Saturday, October 18th.

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Arts & Culture
10:50 am
Thu October 16, 2014

'The Only Brown Kid In The Trailer Park' At Hubbard Hall

Comedian, writer, director and actor Dion Flynn, best known as Barack Obama on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show brings his brand new, autobiographical one-man show to Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, NY on Friday and Saturday, October 17 and 18 at 8:00pm.

He joins us along with Hubbard Hall's Executive Director, David Snider.

Arts & Culture
10:40 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Metroland 10/16/14

Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of Metroland, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu October 16, 2014

10/16/14 - Panel

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Mike Spain, associate editor of the Times Union, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter Rosemary Armao.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Wed October 15, 2014

'Hyper: A Personal History Of ADHD' By Timothy Denevi

  Among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity in the 1980s, Timothy Denevi took Ritalin at the age of six, and during the first week, it triggered a psychotic reaction. Doctors recommended behavior therapy, then antidepressants.

Nothing worked. As Timothy’s parents and doctors sought to treat his behavior, he was subjected to a liquid diet, a sleep-deprived EEG, and bizarre behavioral assessments before finding help in therapy combined with medication. In Hyper, Timothy describes how he makes his way through school.

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