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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Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Richard Russo: Novel into Film at the Williamstown Film Festival

Elena Seibert

Pulitzer Prize-winner Richard Russo will be in our region on Saturday as part of the Williamstown Film Festival. The author of Nobody’s Fool and Empire Falls will share his tales of going from the page to screen.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu October 18, 2012

The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace by H.W. Brands

Ulysses Grant rose from obscurity to discover he had a genius for battle, and he propelled the Union to victory in the Civil War. After Abraham Lincoln's assassination and the disastrous brief presidency of Andrew Johnson, America turned to Grant again to unite the country, this time as president.

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The Roundtable
9:50 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Lizz Winstead's “Planned Parenthood, I Am Here For You!” Tour in Saratoga Springs

Co-creator of The Daily Show, Lizz Winstead will be the featured speaker at Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson’s Annual Celebration tonight.

Her stop in Saratoga Springs is part of her nationwide, stand-up tour “Planned Parenthood, I Am Here For You!” She began this tour to fight back against an increasing number of attacks against Planned Parenthood, which she, like many other women, has relied upon for health care during her life.

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Thu October 18, 2012

The Twelve by Justin Cronin

In 2010, Justin Cronin’s The Passage was a phenomenon. The epic spent 3 months on The New York Times bestseller list. It was featured on more than a dozen “Best of the Year” lists, including NPR’s “Year’s Most Transporting Books.” Stephen King even cheered to a stunned Justin Cronin on Good Morning America, “You’ve put the scare back into vampires, buddy.”

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The Roundtable - Question of the Day
9:10 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Question of the Day - Job Creation?

How would you create more jobs in our region?

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Rich Honen

Our tech attorney, Rich Honen pays us a pre-election day visit with some thoughts on the Presidential Election, the candidates, their views and what is making an impact in the business world.

Rich is with Phillips Lytle LLP, where he is the partner in charge of the Albany office.

Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Wed October 17, 2012

We Killed: The Rise of Women in American Comedy

In her new book, We Killed: The Rise of Women in American Comedy, Yael Kohen pieces together the revolution that happened to (and by) women in American comedy, gathering the country’s most prominent comediennes and the writers, producers, nightclub owners, and colleagues who revolved around them.

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The Roundtable
9:45 am
Wed October 17, 2012

The Panther by Nelson DeMille

The Panther, a fast-paced thriller is Nelson DeMille’s 6th John Corey novel.  In the book, Anti-Terrorist Task Force agent John Corey and his wife, FBI agent Kate Mayfield, have been posted overseas to Yemen—one of the most dangerous places in the Middle East.

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Arts & Culture
9:35 am
Wed October 17, 2012

FilmColumbia Festival - Melissa Leo

The 13th Annual FilmColumbia Festival kicks off tonight and over the next few days they will show highly anticipated films like Cloud Atlas;  David O.

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The Roundtable - Question of the Day
9:15 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Question of the Day - Debate Reaction?

What are your reactions to last night's Presidential Debate?

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