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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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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WAMC News
4:44 pm
Sun October 21, 2012

Eliot Spitzer on Gun Control & 2016

In the last Presidential debate, the question of gun control came up - more specifically assault weapons.  Governor Eliot Spitzer was asked about his views on the issue.

Spitzer was also asked whether or not he sees current governor Andrew Cuomo on the ballot for president in 2016. 

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WAMC News
4:34 pm
Sun October 21, 2012

Eliot Spitzer on Fracking

This afternoon Governor Eliot Spitzer returned to the Capital Region to speak at WAMC's Linda Norris Auditorium. While he and Alan Chartock covered everything from Wall Street and gun control, Gov. Spitzer also commented on hydrofracking., and what it means to have President Obama backing the practice. 

The Roundtable
12:59 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Michelle Gagnon - Don't Turn Around

Michelle Gagnon captivated adults around the world with her bestselling Agent Kelly Jones thrillers. She has now turned her attention to young adult books, and Don’t Turn Around is a pulsating, psychological thriller that will have people of all ages turning the pages. In it, she creates a an incurable disease that only affects teenagers and our characters are deep in the middle of it.

Get the free download of her prequel here

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The Roundtable
3:25 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Jessica Khoury - Origin

Deep in the Amazon rain forest sits a secret lab. For generations the scientists have managed to keep it and its work there a secret. Known as Little Cam, the residents there have been harboring a secret so deep, that if it came out to the world, it could change it forever. Jessica Khoury's new novel Origin., takes us to uncharted territory as we discover the life of perfect Pia.

The Roundtable
11:18 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Gabrielle Zevin - Because It Is My Blood

In Gabrielle Zevin’s dystopian Birthright Trilogy, we’re brought into a world where chocolate & caffeine are illegal in America, and supplies are run by the mob. Anya Balenchine is at the heart of the controversy; as the rising matriarch of the mob family, she’s finally decided to accept the role, is determined to protect her siblings from the life.

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