Katie Britton

Program and Outreach Director

Katie grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY and is a graduate of the University at Albany.  Aside from overseeing the programming, she also is in charge of the WAMC Internship Program, and community outreach. Her voice can be heard on The Roundtable & National Productions. Katie is also the baker in residence and showers the newsroom with cakes & pies.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Mon November 12, 2012

Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

Set in a small town in South Carolina, the Beautiful Creatures series is steeped in southern tradition, gossipy church goers, and mystical forces that now threaten everything the sleepy town has held so dear. Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl intricately crafted two worlds; one of the All-American boy Ethan, and the other of Lena, who is surrounded by dark and light magic.

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Dr. Richard Davidson - The Emotional Life of Your Brain

At a time when economies are failing around the world, gun violence is tearing through the headlines, and people are taking advantage of storm ravaged areas, it's hard to find and extend compassion for those around you.

WAMC partnered with the Poughkeepsie Public Library District and American Public Media for a project called ‘building common ground: conversations about compassion, civility and community’.

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Elections
10:48 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

VT AG Race

VPR's Bob Kinzel gives us an update on the VT AG race from the Republican headquarters in Montpelier VT.

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Elections
10:43 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

NY 43rd Senate - Kathleen Marchione

WAMC's Patrick Donges joins us from Saratoga Springs, NY where Republican Kathleen Marchione has set up camp against Democrat Robin Andrews for the 43rd Senate seat. 

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Elections
10:35 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Don Levy - Siena Research Institute

Don Levy, the Director of the Siena Research Institute, talks to us about the congressional races across the country, and how the house is shaping up.

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Elections
10:22 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

CT 5th Congressional Race - Elizabeth Etsy

It's tight race between Republican Andrew Roraback and Elizabeth Etsy for the 5th Congressional seat in Connecticut. WNPR's J Holt joins us from the Etsy camp.

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Elections
10:16 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

CT US Senate - Chris Murphy

WNPR's Jeff Cohen is in Hartford CT at the Chris Murphy camp, and describes the vibe with the early call of his win over Republican Linda McMahn.

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Elections
10:12 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Smitty Pignatelli - 4th Berkshire District

MA Representative Smitty Pignatelli joins Alan & Joe to talk about the 4 Berkshire District, where Pignatelli is facing off against Lee Scott Laugenour.

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The Roundtable
12:19 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Kenneth C. Davis - Don't Know Much About the American Presidents

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Did you know that Franklin Pierce was friends with Nathaniel Hawthorne? Or that Calvin Coolidge’s 1923 Sate of the Union was the first broadcast over radio? Or that Chester Arthur was the target of a ‘birther’ inquiry? These are just some of the gems found in Ken Davis’ new book Don’t Know Much About the American Presidents.

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WAMC News
2:09 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Red Cross Shelters

Here is the latest list of Red Cross Shelters in the listening area:

Rutland, VT -- As of 7:00 p.m. tonight, the Leahy Center at the Rutland Medical Center, 160 Allen Street, Rutland, VT will be open.  This is a Red Cross operated shelter.

Wilmington, VT -- As of 4pm this afternoon, Twin Valley High School, 1 School Street, Wilmington, VT, has opened as a shelter.  This is a Red Cross operated shelter.

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